About the Authors

Michelle L. Michalski

michalsk@uwosh.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology and Microbiology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America

Kathryn G. Griffiths

Affiliation Department of Biology and Microbiology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America

Steven A. Williams

Affiliation Department of Biological Science, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ray M. Kaplan

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Andrew R. Moorhead

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.