Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, induced by an immune reaction, in the gut, toward a gluten protein (Gliadin) found in wheat, barley and rye.
Celiac disease can lead to symptoms that can be debilitating such as diarrhea, steatorrhea, anemia with or without sideropenia resistant to oral iron therapy, onset of autoimmune diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, or it can lead to mild symptoms that are difficult to trace back to celiac disease itself.
Method of collection: SALIVA
Celiac disease occurs in genetically predisposed subjects, in fact the first degree relatives (children, brothers / sisters, parents) of celiac patients have a risk of developing celiac disease equal to about 10 – 15% more than the population general.
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