About the Authors

Huw Smith, Cara Aitken, Grant Spence, Claire Alexander
Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Mike Doenhoff, Emily Dawson
School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Wendi Bailey
Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Minjun Ji
Department of Pathogen Biology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Henk Gilis, Tom van Gool
Parasitology Section, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author


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.