About the Authors

Martyn D. Kirk

martyn.kirk@anu.edu.au

Affiliation The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Sara M. Pires

Affiliation Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Robert E. Black

Affiliation Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marisa Caipo

Affiliation Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy

John A. Crump

Affiliation Centre for International Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Brecht Devleesschauwer

Affiliations Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Dörte Döpfer

Affiliation University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Aamir Fazil

Affiliation Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Christa L. Fischer-Walker

Affiliation Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Tine Hald

Affiliation Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Aron J. Hall

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Karen H. Keddy

Affiliation Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Robin J. Lake

Affiliation Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

Claudio F. Lanata

Affiliations Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Lima, Peru, US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Callao, Peru

Paul R. Torgerson

Affiliation University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Arie H. Havelaar

Affiliations National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, University of Florida, Gainesville, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Frederick J. Angulo

Affiliations The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The findings and conclusions of this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views, decisions or policies of the World Health Organization, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, the US Government or other institutions listed. CFL, AJH, and FJA are employees of the US Government. MDK, REB, MC, BD, DD, AF, TH, KHK, RL, CFL, PRT, AHH, and FJA serve as members of the World Health Organization advisory body—the Foodborne Disease Epidemiology Reference Group—without remuneration. MDK is a member of the Editorial Board for PLOS ONE. PRT is a member of the Editorial Board for PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MDK SMP REB BD DD AF CLFW TH KHK RL CFL PRT AHH FJA. Performed the experiments: SMP JAC BD CLFW TH AJH CFL FJA. Analyzed the data: MDK SMP JAC BD CLFW TH AJH CFL FJA. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: FJA MDK. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MDK SMP REB MC JAC BD DD AF CLFW TH AJH KHK RL CFL PRT AHH FJA. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: MDK SMP REB MC JAC BD DD AF CLFW TH AJH KHK RL CFL PRT AHH FJA. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.