How infection can incite sensitivity to food

  title={How infection can incite sensitivity to food},
  author={E. Verdu and A. Caminero},
  pages={29 - 30}
  • E. Verdu, A. Caminero
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Microbes can trigger chronic immune disorders to dietary antigens, such as in celiac disease Immune tolerance to dietary antigens is key to preventing undesirable responses to innocuous antigens ingested with food. On page 44 of this issue, Bouziat et al. (1) report how viral infection may break oral tolerance to dietary proteins. The findings provide an explanation for the known epidemiological association between viral infections and the onset of food sensitivities, such as celiac disease… CONTINUE READING
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