The authors declare that there were no conflicts of interest. The authors thank Brian Cloak (School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland) for taking the images and preparing the figures, and Jake Ambridge (School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland) for reviewing the manuscript. Many thanks go to John Moriarty (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Co. Kildare, Ireland) for performing the copper analysis.
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