About the Authors

Courtney C. Murdock

cmurdock@uga.edu

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Vaccines and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, University of Georgia Riverbasin Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Michelle V. Evans

Affiliations Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Taylor D. McClanahan

Affiliation Mathematics, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

Kerri L. Miazgowicz

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Blanka Tesla

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: CCM TDM. Data curation: CCM MVE. Formal analysis: CCM MVE. Funding acquisition: CCM TDM. Investigation: CCM MVE TDM KLM BT. Methodology: CCM. Project administration: CCM. Resources: CCM. Software: CCM MVE. Supervision: CCM. Validation: CCM MVE. Visualization: CCM MVE. Writing – original draft: CCM MVE. Writing – review & editing: CCM MVE TDM KLM BT.