About the Authors

Ashutosh Verma, Kelly Babb, Brian Stevenson
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Pawan Kumar, John F. Timoney
Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Corresponding Author

ashutosh.verma@uky.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AV JFT BS. Performed the experiments: AV PK KB. Analyzed the data: AV PK KB JFT BS. Wrote the paper: AV.