About the Authors

Elaine F. Kenny

kennyef@tcd.ie

Affiliation Immunology Research Centre, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Susan R. Quinn

Affiliation School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Sarah L. Doyle

Address Current address: Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Affiliation Immunology Research Centre, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Paul M. Vink

Affiliation Janssen Infectious Diseases BVBA, Beerse, Belgium

Hans van Eenennaam

Affiliation BioNovion B.V., Oss, The Netherlands

Luke A. J. O’Neill

Affiliation Immunology Research Centre, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Competing Interests

Paul M. Vink is an employee at Janssen Infectious Diseases BVBA. Hans van Eenennaam is an employee at BioNovion B.V. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EFK SLD LAON. Performed the experiments: EFK SRQ PMV. Analyzed the data: EFK LAON. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EFK SLD HvE. Wrote the manuscript: EFK LAON.