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University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research
Gluten Intolerance Group
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University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center: Endoscopic biopsy 
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Sources Used in Current Review

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Mozes, A. (2010 September 27). Celiac Disease Seems to Be on the Rise, Mainly in Elderly: Study Blood markers for the disease rose from 1 in every 501 individuals in 1974 to 1 in 219 by 1989. MedlinePlus HealthDay [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_103757.html through http://www.nlm.nih.gov. Accessed November 2010.

(Updated 2009 June 19). Treatment of Celiac Disease. Celiac Sprue Association [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.csaceliacs.org/celiac_treatment.php through http://www.csaceliacs.org. Accessed November 2010.

Tack, G. et. al. (2010 April 23). The Spectrum of Celiac Disease: Epidemiology, Clinical Aspects and Treatment. Medscape from Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;7(4):204-213. [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/720681 through http://www.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Rubio-Tapia, A. and Murray, J. (2010 May 14). Celiac Disease. Medscape from Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010;26(2):116-122. [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/721376 through http://www.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Fasano, A. (Updated 2009 December 29). Celiac Disease and HLA-DQ2/DQ8 eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1790189-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Klapproth, J. and Yang, V. (Updated 2009 September 2). Celiac Sprue. eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/171805-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Tebo, A. (Updated 2010 May). Celiac Disease. ARUP Consult [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/CeliacDisease.html?client_ID=LTD through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed November 2010.

Rubio-Tapia A, Hill ID, Kelly CP, Calderwood AH, Murray JA. American College of Gastroenterology. ACG clinical guidelines: diagnosis and management of celiac disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108:656-676. Abstract available online at http://www.medscape.com/medline/abstract/23609613 through http://www.medscape.com. Accessed September 2013.

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What serologic assays are available to screen for celiac disease? ARUP Guide to Clinical Laboratory Testing Users Guide, FAQ [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.aruplab.com/guides/faq/articles/0015.1.jsp through http://www.aruplab.com.

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