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Title: IgG Antibodies against Deamidated Gliadin Peptides for Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Patients with IgA Deficiency
Authors: Villalta, Danilo ×
Tonutti, Elio
Prause, Christian
Koletzko, Sibylle
Uhlig, H. Holm
Vermeersch, Pieter
Bossuyt, Xavier
Stern, Martin
Laass, Martin W
Ellis, Julia H
Ciclitira, Paul J
Richter, Thomas
Daehnrich, Cornelia
Schlumberger, Wolfgang
Mothes, Thomas #
Issue Date: Mar-2010
Publisher: Amer assoc clinical chemistry
Series Title: Clinical Chemistry vol:56 issue:3 pages:464-8
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Assays for IgG antibodies against deamidated gliadin (IgG-anti-dGli) are comparable in performance with tests detecting IgA antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (IgA-anti-tTG) in diagnosing celiac disease (CD). IgA-anti-tTG are absent in IgA deficiency, a condition often associated with CD. In IgA deficiency, IgG-anti-tTG, which have a lower overall diagnostic accuracy, are routinely measured. We examined whether IgG-anti-dGli would be useful for diagnosing CD in patients with IgA deficiency.
ISSN: 0009-9147
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
Experimental Laboratory Immunology
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