Screening for coeliac disease in healthy blood donors at two immuno-transfusion centres in north-east Italy.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS In the past, the reported prevalence of coeliac disease ranged from 1:1000 to 1:4000, whereas recent studies using serological screening methods have found a significantly higher prevalence. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of coeliac disease in healthy blood donors in a North-eastern region of Italy. SUBJECTS A… (More)

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@article{Trevisiol1999ScreeningFC, title={Screening for coeliac disease in healthy blood donors at two immuno-transfusion centres in north-east Italy.}, author={Cynthia H Trevisiol and Tarcisio Not and Irene Berti and Elisa Buratti and Anna Citta and Eugenio Neri and Giuseppe La Torre and Stefano Martelossi and Alberto Tommasini and Andrea Al{\`u} and Giovanni Barillari and Silvia Facchini and Ana Maria Revor{\^e}do da Silva Ventura}, journal={Italian journal of gastroenterology and hepatology}, year={1999}, volume={31 7}, pages={584-6} }