About the Authors

Heinrich zu Dohna
Center for Animal Disease Modelling, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

María C. Cecere, Ricardo E. Gürtler
Laboratory of Eco-Epidemiology, Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, University of Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Uriel Kitron
Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Joel E. Cohen
Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

hzudohna@ucdavis.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCC REG. Analyzed the data: HzD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UK JEC. Wrote the paper: HzD.