Dietary intake, smoking, and transient anti-gliadin antibodies

R G Watson, H J Ellis, P J Ciclitira, E E McCrum, A E Evans, S.A. McMillan

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The detection of IgA anti-gliadin antibodies in adults can either be helpful in the diagnosis of coeliac disease, be persistent in subjects with normal jejunal mucosa, or occur transiently. We decided to investigate the effects of smoking, alcohol consumption, and dietary intake on the development of IgA anti-gliadin antibodies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-503
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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