Decreased prevalence of celiac disease among Brazilian elderly.

@article{Almeida2013DecreasedPO,
  title={Decreased prevalence of celiac disease among Brazilian elderly.},
  author={Lucas Malta Almeida and Luiz Claudio Castro and Rosa Harumi Uenishi and Fernanda Coutinho de Almeida and Patr{\'i}cia Maria Fritsch and Lenora Gandolfi and Riccardo Pratesi and Yanna Karla de Medeiros N{\'o}brega},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={
          1930-5
        }
}
AIM To evaluate the prevalence of celiac disease in a group of Brazilian individuals over 60 years of age and compare it with the previously known prevalence in a pediatric group living in the same geographical area. METHODS The research protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee of the University of Brasilia School of Medicine, Brasilia, Brazil. Blood samples from 946 individuals (295 male and 651 female) aged 60 years or older were collected between May 2010 and July 2011. The study… CONTINUE READING
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