About the Authors

Shirley Luckhart
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Steven W. Lindsay
School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

Anthony A. James
Departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Thomas W. Scott
Department of Entomology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sluckhart@ucdavis.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.