Screening for coeliac disease (CD) in affected families reveals a high prevalence of the disease including in people who are asymptomatic or have non-classic symptoms. A retrospective US study of 104 patients with CD and 360 of their parents, siblings and children, found 44.4% of first degree relatives (FDRs) screened positive for CD using anti-tissue ...
Screening finds hidden coeliac disease in first degree relatives
By Mardi Chapman
5 Sep 2019