Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Benjamin Lebwohl, Alberto Rubio-Tapia, Asaad Assiri, Catherine Newland, Stefano Guandalini

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Abstract

This article reviews issues related to identifying the appropriate patient to test for celiac disease, the performance characteristics of serologic testing, the role of gene testing for human leukocyte antigen DQ2 and DQ8 haplotypes, and issues related to the performance of small intestinal biopsy. The article concludes with a review of special diagnostic considerations in pediatric patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)661-677
Number of pages17
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2012

Keywords

  • Celiac disease
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Population screening
  • Undiagnosed celiac disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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