About the Authors

Elisabeth Kugelberg

Affiliation Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Department of Microbiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Bridget Gollan

Affiliation Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Department of Microbiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Christopher Farrance

Affiliation Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Department of Microbiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Holly Bratcher

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Jay Lucidarme

Affiliation Manchester Royal Infirmary, Health Protection Agency, Manchester, United Kingdom

Ana Belén Ibarz-Pavón

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Martin C. J. Maiden

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Ray Borrow

Affiliation Manchester Royal Infirmary, Health Protection Agency, Manchester, United Kingdom

Christoph M. Tang

c.tang@imperial.ac.uk

Affiliation Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Department of Microbiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EK RB CT. Performed the experiments: EK BG CF HB JL ABI-P. Analyzed the data: EK HB MCJM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MCJM RB. Wrote the paper: EK CT.