Accuracy of serological tests in celiac disease children.

  title={Accuracy of serological tests in celiac disease children.},
  author={Oana Andreea Belei and Ioan Simedrea and Monica Mǎrǎzan and Rodica Ilie and Camelia Dăescu and Tamara Marcela Marcovici},
Introduction: Nowadays, the gold standard of celiac disease diagnosis is intestinal biopsy showing characteristic villous lesions. Objectives: Assessing sensitivity (Sn), specificity (Sp), positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) of serological tests used for celiac disease screening. The diagnosis was based on histological intestinal injury, using Marsh classification. Material and methods: 70 consecutive patients presenting high suspicion of celiac disease were… CONTINUE READING

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