About the Authors

Katelyn Fenn, Claire Conlon, Martin Jones, Mark Blaxter
Institutes of Evolutionary Biology and Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Michael A Quail, Nancy E Holroyd, Julian Parkhill
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

mark.blaxter@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KF, CC, MJ, MAQ, JP, and MB conceived and designed the experiments. KF, CC, MJ, MAQ, NEH, and JP performed the experiments. KF, CC, MJ, JP, and MB analyzed the data and wrote the paper.