GAD antibody-associated neurological illness and its relationship to gluten sensitivity.

  title={GAD antibody-associated neurological illness and its relationship to gluten sensitivity.},
  author={Marios Hadjivassiliou and Daniel Aeschlimann and Richard Adam Gr{\"u}newald and David S Sanders and Basil Sharrack and Nicola M Woodroofe},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={123 3},
BACKGROUND The high prevalence of gluten sensitivity in patients with stiff-person syndrome (SPS) lead us to investigate the relationship between gluten sensitivity and GAD-antibody-associated diseases. METHODS We used ELISA assays for anti-GAD and for serological markers of gluten sensitivity. Patients were recruited from clinics based at the Royal Hallamshire hospital, Sheffield, UK. Patients with gluten sensitivity were followed up after the introduction of a gluten-free diet and… CONTINUE READING


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