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Research Article

IL-10 Blocks the Development of Resistance to Re-Infection with Schistosoma mansoni

  • Mark S. Wilson mail,

    mwilson@nimr.mrc.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Immunopathogensis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Marlyand, United States of America

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  • Allen W. Cheever,

    Affiliation: Biomedical Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sandra D. White,

    Affiliation: Immunopathogensis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Marlyand, United States of America

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  • Robert W. Thompson,

    Affiliation: Immunopathogensis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Marlyand, United States of America

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  • Thomas A. Wynn

    Affiliation: Immunopathogensis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Marlyand, United States of America

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  • Published: August 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002171

About the Authors

Mark S. Wilson, Sandra D. White, Robert W. Thompson, Thomas A. Wynn
Immunopathogensis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Marlyand, United States of America
Allen W. Cheever
Biomedical Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mwilson@nimr.mrc.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MSW AWC TAW. Performed the experiments: MSW AWC SDW RWT. Analyzed the data: MSW AWC. Wrote the paper: TAW MSW.