A new, rapid, noninvasive screening test for celiac disease

Tarcisio Not, Alessandro Ventura, Sandra Peticarari, Sabina Basile, Giuliano Torre, Dana Dragovic

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Serum levels of IgA and IgG antigliadin antibodies were evaluated in 267 subjects by using both the classic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and a rapid test (strip-AGA test) performed on a drop of whole blood. This new test was easy to perform and gave results comparable to those of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; it could be useful in screening for cellac disease in both at-risk and normal populations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)425-427
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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