About the Authors

Katerina Karolemeas

Affiliation Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Ricardo de la Rua-Domenech

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency and Bovine Tuberculosis Programme of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, United Kingdom

Roderick Cooper

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, West Midlands Regional Office, Stafford, United Kingdom

Anthony V. Goodchild

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, United Kingdom

Richard S. Clifton-Hadley

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, United Kingdom

Andrew J. K. Conlan

Affiliation Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Andrew P. Mitchell

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, United Kingdom

R. Glyn Hewinson

Affiliation Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, United Kingdom

Christl A. Donnelly

Affiliation MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

James L. N. Wood

Affiliation Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Trevelyan J. McKinley

tjm44@cam.ac.uk

Affiliation Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KK RR-D RC AVG RSC-H AJCK APM RGH CAD JLNW TJM. Performed the experiments: KK TJM JLNW. Analyzed the data: KK TJM JLNW. Wrote the paper: KK RdlR-D RC AVG RSC-H AJKC APM RGH CAD JLNW TJM. Provided detailed whole-herd slaughter data: RC APM RdlR-D.