Risk of pediatric celiac disease according to HLA haplotype and country.

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Abstract

The presence of HLA haplotype DR3-DQ2 or DR4-DQ8 is associated with an increased risk of celiac disease. In addition, nearly all children with celiac disease have serum antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (tTG).

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  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

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  • Antibodies: blood, Autoimmune Diseases: epidemiology, Autoimmune Diseases: genetics, Celiac Disease: epidemiology, Celiac Disease: genetics, Europe: epidemiology, HLA-DQ Antigens: genetics, HLA-DR3 Antigen: genetics, HLA-DR4 Antigen: genetics, Transglutaminases: immunology, United States: epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-49
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume371
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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