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Intestinal absorption of food antigens in coeliac disease.
  1. R W Pitcher-Wilmott,
  2. I Booth,
  3. J Harries,
  4. R J Levinsky

    Abstract

    Serum concentrations of ovalbumin, beta-lactoglobulin, and antigen-antibody complexes were measured after jejunal administration of milk and raw egg in 6 children with active coeliac disease and in 4 controls. The results did not support the hypothesis of a generalised increase in absorption of antigens from the intestinal lumen in coeliac disease.

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