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Research Article

Blood Flukes Exploit Peyer's Patch Lymphoid Tissue to Facilitate Transmission from the Mammalian Host

  • Joseph D. Turner,

    Affiliation: Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

    Current address: Department of Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Priyanka Narang,

    Affiliation: Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

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  • Mark C. Coles,

    Affiliation: Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

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  • Adrian P. Mountford mail

    adrian.mountford@york.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003063

About the Authors

Joseph D. Turner, Priyanka Narang, Mark C. Coles, Adrian P. Mountford
Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: adrian.mountford@york.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDT APM PN MCC. Performed the experiments: JDT. Analyzed the data: JDT APM PN. Wrote the paper: JDT APM.