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Table 1 Group 2 patient characteristics and corresponding results

From: ‘Pre-endoscopy point of care test (Simtomax- IgA/IgG-Deamidated Gliadin Peptide) for coeliac disease in iron deficiency anaemia: diagnostic accuracy and a cost saving economic model’

  Simtomax positive EMA positive TTG positive Ma0 M1 M2 M3a M3b M3c Coeliac disease
Iron deficiency anaemia (n = 81) 30 13 19 55 7 1 2b 5 10 16 (19.8 %)
Iron deficiency without anaemia (n = 52) 15 10 15 33 8 1 2 2 6 10 (19.2 %)
  1. aMarsh grade
  2. bOne patient had seronegative Marsh grade 3a villous atrophy which was secondary to tuberculosis instead of coeliac disease