Low Rates of Screening for Celiac Disease Among Family Members.

Affiliation

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Given the increased morbidity and potential mortality of celiac disease, guidelines recommend screening high-risk individuals, including first-degree relatives of patients. We assessed how commonly celiac disease testing occurs in these individuals and identified factors that influence testing.

Keywords

Antibody,Gluten,RIFTEHR,Risk Factor,Transglutaminase,

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