About the Authors

Barbara A. Blacklaws

bab2@cam.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Anna M. Gajda

Affiliation Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology and Veterinary Diagnostics, Laboratory of Bee Diseases, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Sabine Tippelt

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Paul D. Jepson

Affiliation Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom

Rob Deaville

Affiliation Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom

Marie-Francoise Van Bressem

Affiliation Cetacean Conservation Medicine Group, Peruvian Centre for Cetacean Research (CEPEC), Berlin, Germany

Gareth P. Pearce

Affiliation 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: BAB JP RD GP. Performed the experiments: BAB AG ST. Analyzed the data: BAB AG ST GP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PJ RD MVB. Wrote the paper: BAB AG ST PJ MVB GP.