About the Authors

Irene Mittermann

Contributed equally to this work with: Irene Mittermann, Gustav Wikberg

Affiliations Christian Doppler Laboratory for the Development of Allergen Chips, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Division of Immunopathology, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Gustav Wikberg

Contributed equally to this work with: Irene Mittermann, Gustav Wikberg

Affiliation Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, and Dermatology and Venereology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Catharina Johansson

Affiliation Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, and Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, SE-118 83 Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Christian Lupinek

Affiliation Division of Immunopathology, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Lena Lundeberg

Affiliation Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, and Dermatology and Venereology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Reto Crameri

Affiliation Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), University of Zurich, Davos, Switzerland

Rudolf Valenta

Affiliation Division of Immunopathology, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Annika Scheynius

annika.scheynius@ki.se

Affiliation Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, and Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, SE-118 83 Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Competing Interests

RV has received research grants from BIOMAY AG, Vienna, Austria, and Thermo Fisher, Uppsala, Sweden, and serves as a consultant for BIOMAY AG, Vienna, Austria, Thermo Fisher, Uppsala, Sweden, and Fresenius Medical Care, Bad Homburg, Germany. The rest of the authors declare that they have no relevant conflicts of interest. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IM GW CJ RV AS. Performed the experiments: IM. Analyzed the data: IM GW CJ CL RC RV AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GW CJ LL RC RV AS. Wrote the paper: IM GW RV AS. Contributed to and approved the final version of the manuscript: IM GW CJ CL LL RC RV AS.