Preendoscopic serologic test with duodenal biopsy in high-risk patients had high sensitivity and low specificity for celiac disease

September 2007
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p53
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The article discusses the effectiveness of a clinical decision tool (CDT) based on preendoscopic serologic testing with duodenal biopsy for high-risk patients suffering from celiac disease. It is stated that the CDT based on preendoscopic serologic testing combined with duodenal biopsy for high-risk patients diagnosed all cases of celiac disease. Details of the study and a chart on the same are also provided.


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