High prevalence of celiac disease in Brazilian blood donor volunteers based on screening by IgA antitissue transglutaminase antibody.

@article{Oliveira2007HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of celiac disease in Brazilian blood donor volunteers based on screening by IgA antitissue transglutaminase antibody.},
  author={Ricardo Pimentel Oliveira and Vera L{\'u}cia Sdepanian and Jose Augusto Soares Barreto and Afonso Jos{\'e} Pereira Cortez and Fabr{\'i}cio Oliveira Carvalho and Jos{\'e} Orlando Bordin and Maria Ang{\'e}lica de Camargo Soares and Francy Reis da Silva Patr{\'i}cio and Elisabete Kawakami and Mauro Batista de Morais and Ulysses Fagundes-Neto},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={43-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of celiac disease among blood donor volunteers based on screening by IgA antitissue transglutaminase antibody, followed by a confirmatory small intestine biopsy. METHODS The transversal study involved 3000 potential blood donors, residing in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The participants were gender divided into 1500 men and 1500 women, with an average age 34.4+/-10.8 years, and included blood donor volunteers who could be turned down owing to anemia. All… CONTINUE READING

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