About the Authors

Huw Smith

† Deceased.

Affiliation Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Mike Doenhoff

mike.doenhoff@nottingham.ac.uk

Affiliation School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Cara Aitken

Affiliation Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Wendi Bailey

Affiliation Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Minjun Ji

Affiliation Department of Pathogen Biology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Emily Dawson

Affiliation School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Henk Gilis

Affiliation Parasitology Section, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Grant Spence

Affiliation Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Claire Alexander

Affiliation Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Tom van Gool

Affiliation Parasitology Section, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The S. mansoni-derived antigenic material used in this study was supplied free of charge by BioGlab Ltd, Nottingham, United Kingdom, a company owned by MD.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: M. Doenhoff. Performed the experiments: H. Smith C. Aitken W. Bailey M. Ji H. Gilis G. Spence C. Alexander T. van Gool. Analyzed the data: E. Dawson. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: M. Doenhoff H. Smith C. Aitken W. Bailey H. Gilis G. Spence C. Alexander T. van Gool. Wrote the paper: M. Doenhoff E. Dawson.