Screening for Celiac Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

@article{BibbinsDomingo2017ScreeningFC,
  title={Screening for Celiac Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement},
  author={Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and David C. Grossman and Susan J Curry and Michael J. Barry and Karina W. Davidson and Chyke A Doubeni and Mark H. Ebell and John W Epling and Jessica Herzstein and Alex R. Kemper and Alex H. Krist and Ann E. Kurth and C. Seth Landefeld and Carol M. Mangione and Maureen G. Phipps and Michael Silverstein and Melissa A. Simon and Chien-Wen Tseng},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2017},
  volume={317},
  pages={1252–1257}
}
Importance Celiac disease is caused by an immune response in persons who are genetically susceptible to dietary gluten, a protein complex found in wheat, rye, and barley. Ingestion of gluten by persons with celiac disease causes immune-mediated inflammatory damage to the small intestine. Objective To issue a new US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for celiac disease. Evidence Review The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the accuracy of screening in asymptomatic… 

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