Immunologic and intestinal permeability tests as predictors of relapse during gluten challenge in childhood coeliac disease.

@article{Troncone1994ImmunologicAI,
  title={Immunologic and intestinal permeability tests as predictors of relapse during gluten challenge in childhood coeliac disease.},
  author={Riccardo Troncone and Nevia Caputo and Maria Micillo and Luigi Maiuri and Vincenzo Poggi},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          144-7
        }
}
Fifteen children with an initial diagnosis of coeliac disease underwent gluten challenge either because they had never had a jejunal biopsy or because they had had one during the first 2 years of life. The challenge was preceded by a biopsy; clinical symptoms, the cellobiose/mannitol permeability test, and gliadin and endomysial antibody measurement were used to determine the timing of the confirmatory biopsy: it was performed if one test result was repeatedly abnormal or two results were… CONTINUE READING
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