HLA-DQ2/DQ8 frequency in adult patients with celiac disease, their first-degree relatives, and normal population in Turkey


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Ozgenel S. M. , TEMEL T. , ÜSKÜDAR TEKE H. , YILDIZ P. , KORKMAZ H., ÖZAKYOL A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.30, no.4, pp.321-325, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2019.18255
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.321-325

Abstract

Background/Aims: Celiac disease is an autoimmune, familial disease that results in susceptibility to gluten in cereal and cereal products in genetically susceptible individuals. The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence of HLA-DQ2/DQ8 in patients with celiac disease, their first-degree relatives, and healthy community.