Passage of Gliadin into Human Breast Milk

  title={Passage of Gliadin into Human Breast Milk},
  author={Riccardo Troncone and Alda Scarcella and A Donatiello and P Cannataro and A Tarabuso and Salvatore Auricchio},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
Cow's milk proteins and ovalbumin have been recently identified in human breast milk(1). The aim of this investigation was to determine whether wheat gliadin is also present in human milk. Following the ingestion of a test meal of 20 g gluten, samples of breast milk were collected from 53 women at various stage of lactation.Gliadin was assessed by a double-antibody sandwich ELISA and 5 ng/ml or more could be measured in this way. Despite the presence of specific antibodies, prechallenge milk… CONTINUE READING