About the Authors

Lonneke L. IJsseldijk

L.L.IJsseldijk@uu.nl

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Mardik F. Leopold

Affiliation Department of Ecosystems, Wageningen IMARES, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands

Elisa L. Bravo Rebolledo

Affiliation Department of Ecosystems, Wageningen IMARES, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands

Rob Deaville

Affiliation UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme, Institute of Zoology, Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom

Jan Haelters

Affiliation Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Operational Directorate Natural Environment, Oostende, Belgium

Jooske IJzer

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Paul D. Jepson

Affiliation UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme, Institute of Zoology, Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom

Andrea Gröne

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LLIJ MFL. Performed the experiments: LLIJ MFL ELBR. Analyzed the data: LLIJ MFL JIJ AG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LLIJ MFL RD JH JIJ PDJ AG. Wrote the paper: LLIJ MFL RD JH JIJ PDJ AG.