About the Authors

Sarah E. Macdonald

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

smacdonald@rvc.ac.uk (SEM); dblake@rvc.ac.uk (DPB)

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Matthew J. Nolan

Roles Funding acquisition, Investigation, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Kimberley Harman

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Kay Boulton

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom

David A. Hume

Roles Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Fiona M. Tomley

Roles Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Richard A. Stabler

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Damer P. Blake

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

smacdonald@rvc.ac.uk (SEM); dblake@rvc.ac.uk (DPB)

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.