About the Authors

Johannes Wolf

Contributed equally to this work with: Johannes Wolf, Dirk Hasenclever

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Faculty of the University and University Hospital, Leipzig, Germany

Dirk Hasenclever

Contributed equally to this work with: Johannes Wolf, Dirk Hasenclever

Affiliation Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics & Epidemiology of the University, Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

David Petroff

Affiliation Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials of the University, Leipzig, Germany

Thomas Richter

Affiliation Children's Hospital of the Clinical Centre “Sankt Georg”, Leipzig, Germany

Holm H. Uhlig

Affiliation Translational Gastroenterology Unit, Experimental Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England

Martin W. Laaβ

Affiliation University Children's Hospital, Dresden, Germany

Almuthe Hauer

Affiliation University Children's Hospital, Graz, Austria

Martin Stern

Affiliation University Children's Hospital, Tübingen, Germany

Xavier Bossuyt

Affiliation Laboratory Medicine, Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium

Jan de Laffolie

Affiliation University Children's Hospital, Gieβen, Germany

Gunter Flemming

Affiliation University Children's Hospital, Leipzig, Germany

Danilo Villalta

Affiliation Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera “San Maria degli Angeli”, Pordenone, Italy

Wolfgang Schlumberger

Affiliation EUROIMMUN AG Labormedizinische Diagnostika AG, Lübeck, Germany

Thomas Mothes

mothes@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Faculty of the University and University Hospital, Leipzig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts. Thomas Mothes and Holm Uhlig share in a patent of dGli antibody assays. Wolfgang Schlumberger is a board member and shareholder of EUROIMMUN AG. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW DH DP TM. Performed the experiments: JW DH DP TM WS. Analyzed the data: JW DH DP TM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JW DH DP TR HHU MWL AH XB MS JdL GF DV WS TM. Wrote the paper: JW DH DP HHU MS TM.