About the Authors

Scott A. Ritchie, Petrina H. Johnson, Anthony J. Freeman
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Robin G. Odell
About Awnings, Gordonvale, Queensland, Australia

Neal Graham
Power, Graham and Dempsey Pty Ltd Architects, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Paul A. DeJong
Hutchisons Builders Pty Ltd, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia

Graeme W. Standfield
MGF Consultants (NQ) Pty Ltd, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Richard W. Sale
S2F Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Scott L. O'Neill
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SAR PHJ AJF RGO NG PAD GWS RWS SLO. Performed the experiments: PHJ. Analyzed the data: SAR. Wrote the paper: SAR PHJ AJF. Helped design MRF-SFS: SAR PHJ AJF SLO. Conducted experiments in MRF: SAR PHJ. Helped write paper: PHJ AJF. Designed and constructed MRF-SFS cages: RGO. Architect who designed MRF-SFS: NG. Primary builder of laboratory: PAD. Designed climate control system for the MRF-SFS: GWS. Designed quarantine aspects of MRF-SFS: RWS.