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Patients with celiac regularly exposed to gluten, even on a gluten-free diet

Testing for gluten immunogenic peptides in fecal and urine sample from patients with celiac disease revealed that these patients were frequently exposed to gluten, according to study results.“Based on evidence established by recent studies, the gluten immunogenic peptide [GIP] tests have emerged as specific tools that add value to the previous strategies used to identify gluten exposure,” Julio C. Bai, MD, of Dr. C. Bonorino Udaondo Gastroenterology Hospital in Argentina, and colleagues wrote. “We hypothesized that the use of GIP testing would provide information on patternsRead More

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