About the Authors

Walter Grünberg

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

waltergruenberg@yahoo.com

Affiliations Clinic for Cattle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hanover, Germany, Dept. Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, CL Utrecht, The Netherlands

Stefanie Witte

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Clinic for Cattle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Imke Cohrs

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Clinic for Cattle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Lennart Golbeck

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Clinic for Cattle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Jos F. Brouwers

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Dept. Biochemistry and Cell Biology, CM Utrecht, The Netherlands

Anja E. Müller

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation IDEXX Laboratories, Ludwigsburg, Germany

M. Schmicke

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Clinic for Cattle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal’s policy and have the following conflicts: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetnedica provided funding to the authors and IDEXX Laboratories provided support in the form of a salary for A.E.M. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare.