Prevalence, human leukocyte antigen typing and strategy for screening among Asian first-degree relatives of children with celiac disease.

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Data on prevalence, human leukocyte antigen (HLA) typing and small bowel histology among first-degree relatives of subjects with celiac disease (CD) is scarce. This prospective study evaluated the prevalence and role of HLA DQ2/8 testing in screening of first-degree relatives of children with CD. METHODS Thirty confirmed children with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.06044.x

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@article{Srivastava2010PrevalenceHL, title={Prevalence, human leukocyte antigen typing and strategy for screening among Asian first-degree relatives of children with celiac disease.}, author={Anshu Srivastava and Surender Kumar Yachha and Amrita Mathias and Farah Parveen and Ujjal Poddar and Suraksha Devi Agrawal}, journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology}, year={2010}, volume={25 2}, pages={319-24} }