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Web Date: April 5, 2011

A Faster Way To Diagnose Celiac Disease

Medical Diagnostics: A new biosensor detects celiac antibodies in human serum
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Analytical SCENE
Keywords: celiac disease, biosensor, antibody detection, gluten

Judging by their symptoms, people with celiac disease could have food poisoning, depression, or iron deficiency. As a result, doctors often have trouble diagnosing the serious immune disorder. To develop a better test for the disease, researchers have made a device that can detect nanograms of gluten antibodies, the hallmarks of celiac disease, in human serum (Anal. Chem., DOI: . . .

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