About the Authors

Yamen M. Hegazy

yhegazy@rvc.ac.uk

Affiliations Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom, Department of Animal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt

Amgad Moawad

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt

Salama Osman

Affiliation Department of Animal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt

Anne Ridler

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

Javier Guitian

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YMH AR JG. Performed the experiments: YMH AM SO. Analyzed the data: YMH AR JG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YMH AM SO. Wrote the paper: YMH AR JG.