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Fig. 3 | BMC Gastroenterology

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From: Food IgG4 antibodies are elevated not only in children with wheat allergy but also in children with gastrointestinal diseases

Fig. 3

Serum concentrations and medians of wheat and rice sIgG in children from the control group and in children with coeliac diseases and Helicobacter pylori infection. wheat/rice: *p < 0,05, **ns; Mann–Whitney test, ***control group: children not suffering from atopy and gastrointestinal diseases in the upper part of the digestive tract (endoscopic and histological examination). The titers of wheat and rice sIgG were always more elevated in children with active celiac disease than in remission of celiac disease (p < .001). In active celiac disease the serum concentrations of wheat sIgG were higher than the rice-specific ones (p < .05), to remain the same in remission of celiac disease. In the children with Helicobacter infection the median wheat sIgG were higher than that for rice (p < .05). Their serum concentrations of wheat sIgG were the same as in children with the remission of celiac disease

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