Skip to main content

Table 2 Serological markers (antibodies values are expressed as median with min–max) and the main laboratory variables (chemistries are expressed as the number of patients with abnormal values)

From: More fuel to the fire: some patients with non-celiac self-reported wheat sensitivity exhibit adaptive immunological responses in duodenal mucosa

  CD (n = 15) NCSRWS (n = 9) Control (n = 10)
DGP IgA (U/mL) 51 (12.3–132.3) 4.4 (3.5–19.6) 5.5 (4.2–36.6)
DGP IgG (U/mL) 32 (4–143) 6.2 (3.9–63.1) 4.2 (3.2–9.5)
tTg IgA (U/mL) 17 (2.3–436.1) 3.1 (0.6–15) 2.5 (1.5–4.9)
EmA IgA positive 11 (73%) 0 0
HLA DQ2/DQ8 positive 12a (100%) 6b (75%) NA
Hemoglobin < 13.0 g/dL 5 (33%) 0 0
Ferritin < 11 ng/mL 3 (20%) 2 (22%) 0
Vitamin B12 < 180 pg/mL 1 (6%) 1 (11%) NA
Folates < 5.9 ng/mL 6 (40%) 1 (11%) NA
Vitamin D < 29 ng/mL 11 (73%) 3 (33%) NA
Vitamin D < 20 ng/mL 5 (33%) 2 (22%) NA
Albumin < 3.5 g/L 1 (6%) 1 (11%) 0 (0.0)
  1. DGP IgA IgA anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies, DGP IgG IgG anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies, tTg IgA IgA anti-transglutaminase antibodies, EmA IgA IgA anti-endomysium antibodies, NA non-available
  2. aHLA performed in 12 patients
  3. bHLA performed in 8 patients