About the Authors

Frieder Schaumburg

frieder.schaumburg@ukmuenster.de

Affiliation Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany

Lawrence Mugisha

Affiliations College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance, Kampala, Uganda

Peter Kappeller

Affiliation Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Unit, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

Claudia Fichtel

Affiliation Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Unit, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

Robin Köck

Affiliation Institute of Hygiene, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany

Sophie Köndgen

Affiliation Project Group Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany

Karsten Becker

Affiliation Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany

Christophe Boesch

Affiliation Department of Primatology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Georg Peters

Affiliation Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany

Fabian Leendertz

Affiliation Project Group Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FS LM RK SK FL. Performed the experiments: FS RK LM FL. Analyzed the data: FS PK CF KB CB GP FL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LM PK CF SK CB GP KB. Wrote the manuscript: FS RK KB CF FL.