Human leukocyte antigens in Turkish pediatric celiac patients


Erkan T., Kutlu T., Yilmaz E. , Cullu F., Tumay G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.41, no.2, pp.181-188, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-188

Abstract

With the aim to determine the frequency of human leukocyte antigen phenotypes of celiac disease in Turkey, thirty celiac patients fulfilling the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition criteria were included in the study. The mean age of the study population was 5.8 +/- 4.3 years and of the control subjects was 32.6 +/- 6.7 years.