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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