Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Healthy Turkish School Children


OBJECTIVES:Epidemiological studies of celiac disease (CD) in Turkey have been performed only within some regions of the country. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CD in Turkish school children.METHODS:Between 2006 and 2008, serum samples were collected from 20,190 students (age range, 6–17 years) in 139 schools in 62 cities from… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2011.183


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