About the Authors

Marius Gilbert

mgilbert@ulb.ac.be

Affiliations Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Brussels, Belgium

Giulia Conchedda

Affiliation Animal Production and Health Division (AGA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Thomas P. Van Boeckel

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

Giuseppina Cinardi

Affiliation Animal Production and Health Division (AGA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Catherine Linard

Affiliations Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Brussels, Belgium

Gaëlle Nicolas

Affiliation Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

Weerapong Thanapongtharm

Affiliations Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Department of Livestock Development, Bangkok, Thailand

Laura D'Aietti

Affiliation Animal Production and Health Division (AGA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

William Wint

Affiliation Environmental Research Group Oxford, Department of Zoology, Oxford, United Kingdom

Scott H. Newman

Affiliation Emergency Center for the Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hanoi, Vietnam

Timothy P. Robinson

Affiliation Livestock Systems and Environment (LSE), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MG SN TR. Performed the experiments: MG G. Conchedda G. Cinardi LDA CL GN WT. Analyzed the data: MG G. Conchedda G. Cinardi LDA CL GN WT. Wrote the paper: MG G. Conchedda TPVB WW TR.