Margarida Maria Castro-Antunes

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of celiac disease and to describe the histological alterations, clinical manifestations, and conditions associated with a group of first-degree relatives of celiac disease patients in the municipality of Recife, Northeast Brazil. METHOD The study was conducted in outpatient clinics of pediatric gastroenterology(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequencies of the HLA genotypes DQ2 and DQ8 and the alleles A1*05, A1*0201, B1*0201 and B1*0302 in individuals with celiac disease in Recife, northeastern Brazil. METHODS HLA DQ2 and DQ8 genotyping was performed for 73 individuals with celiac disease and 126 first-degree relatives with negative(More)
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