About the Authors

Alberto Pondja

apondja@yahoo.com

Affiliation Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

Luís Neves

Affiliation Biotechnology Centre, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

James Mlangwa

Affiliation Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Sónia Afonso

Affiliation Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

José Fafetine

Affiliation Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

Arve Lee Willingham III

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Stig Milan Thamsborg

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Maria Vang Johansen

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AP LN JM ALW SMT MVJ. Performed the experiments: AP. Analyzed the data: AP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LN SA JF. Wrote the paper: AP. Revised the manuscript: LN JM SA JF ALW SMT MVJ.