International Journal of Celiac Disease
ISSN (Print): 2334-3427 ISSN (Online): 2334-3486 Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/ijcd Editor-in-chief: Samasca Gabriel
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2014, 2(2), 38-39
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-2-2-1
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Epidemiology of Celiac Disease in Slovakia: Life Conditions of Celiac Disease Patients in Slovakia

Jarmila Kabátová1,

1The president of children gastroenterology section of Slovak Gastroenterologist Association, Piestany, Slovak republic

Pub. Date: March 31, 2014

Cite this paper:
Jarmila Kabátová. Epidemiology of Celiac Disease in Slovakia: Life Conditions of Celiac Disease Patients in Slovakia. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2014; 2(2):38-39. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-2-2-1

Abstract

Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic autoimmune disorder, elicited by gluten and related prolamines, with gluten dependant clinical manifestation in genetically susceptible individuals, with specific antibodies, HLA haplotyps and enteropathy. In Slovakia epidemiology situation of patients with diagnosed CD was being repeatedly surveyed. Patient with CD in Slovakia has possibility for prescriptions up to 50 specific gluten free products, partially covered by health insurance.

Keywords:
celiac disease autoantibodies TG2 endomysial antibodies antibodies against deamidated gliadin peptides prevalence of CD

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