Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Serological screening for celiac disease in adults (confirmed with duodenal biopsy) in the general population

From: Celiac disease: a comprehensive current review

  First level antibody test No. of cases Age, years Country Prevalence of celiac disease
Corazza et al., 1997 [6] EmA 2237 20–87 Italy 0.18%
Ivarsson et al., 1999 [7] EmA 1894 25–74 Sweden 0.53%
Riestra et al., 2000 [8] EmA 1170 14–89 Spain 0.26%
Volta et al., 2001 [9] EmA 3483 14–65 Italy 0.57%
Mustalahti et al., 2010 [10] Anti-tTG, EmA 6403 30–93 Finland 2.5%
Rubio-Tapia et al., 2012 [11] Anti-tTG, EmA 7798 23–66 USA 0.71%
Singh et al., 2016 [12] Anti-tTG, EmA 43,955 Not specified Asia 0.5%
  1. Anti-tTG anti-transglutaminase antibodies, EmA anti-endomysium antibodies