Human leukocyte antigen typing using buccal swabs as accurate and non-invasive substitute for venipuncture in children at risk for celiac disease

Marlou P. M. Adriaanse, Anita C. E. Vreugdenhil, Veronique Vastmans, Lisette Groeneveld, Stefan Molenbroeck, Dina A. Schott, Christien Voorter, Marcel G. J. Tilanus

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1711-1716
JournalJournal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016


  • buccal swab
  • diagnostic accuracy
  • HLA-DQ alpha-chains
  • HLA-DRB1 chains
  • HLA-DQ beta-chains
  • non-invasive

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