Faecal calprotectin concentrations in untreated coeliac patients

Massimo Montalto, Luca Santoro, Valentina Curigliano, Ferruccio D'Onofrio, Giovanni Cammarota, Simona Panunzi, Roberta Ricci, Adele Gallo, Antonio Grieco, Antonio Gasbarrini, Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini

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Calprotectin is a granulocyte cytosolic protein that is considered to be a promising marker of subclinical inflammation. High faecal calprotectin concentrations (FCCs) have been found in several intestinal diseases, but no data are currently available on patients with coeliac disease. The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate FCCs in untreated coeliac patients and to correlate them with clinical score and histological characteristics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)957-961
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Celiac Disease
  • Feces
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leukocyte L1 Antigen Complex
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pilot Projects


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