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World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. Nov 6, 2015; 6(4): 207-212
Published online Nov 6, 2015. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v6.i4.207
Table 2 Diagnostic criteria for celiac disease proposed by Catassi and Fasano[22]
The presence of signs and symptoms compatible with celiac disease
Positivity of serum celiac disease IgA class autoantibodies at high titer
Presence of the predisposing genes HLA-DQ2 and/or -DQ8
Celiac enteropathy at the small intestinal biopsy1
Resolution of the symptoms and normalization of serology test following the implementation of a gluten-free diet2