Correlation Between IgA Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody Ratio and Histological Finding in Celiac Disease
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 06/15/2012
Alessio MG et al. – Patients with positivity of anti–TTG >7–fold cutoff, confirmed by positivity to endomysium antibodies (EMA), have a high–degree probability of duodenal damage. In selected conditions, a duodenal biopsy may be avoided and a confirmed greatly positive anti–TTG result could be the basis to prescribe a gluten–free diet.