Table 2

Clinical profile of the patients positive in IgA anti-tTG

SexCohortAgeMain clinical findingsRegular diettTG-IgA (U/mL)tTG-IgG (U/mL)Gliadin IgG
(U/mL)
Total IgA
(mg/dL)
Endoscopy
MStunted child13 monthsMalnutrition, no specific complaints after consuming glutenKhichuri and breast milk20.813.57.878Refused to consent
FAt risk of stunting child17 monthsMalnutrition, no specific complaints after consuming glutenKhichuri and breast milk18.711.26.971Dropped out from study
MStunted child14 monthsMalnutrition, no specific complaints after consuming glutenKhichuri, breast milk, egg, suji, meat, bread, fish, rice17.78.52.545Refused to consent
 FAt risk of stunting child13 monthsMalnutrition, diarrhoea (1–2 episodes/month), no specific complaints after consuming glutenBreast milk,*† khichuri, egg, suji, meat, bread, fish, rice16.76.53.664Dropped out from study
MMalnourished adult20 yearsMalnutrition, history of peptic ulcer disease of sibling, no specific complaints after consuming glutenRice, bread, lentil, meat45.629.267.9156Acute gastritis,
CLO positive
  • *Khichuri (hotchpotch) is a local meal cooked from rice, lentils, vegetables and soybean oil.

  • Suji (semolina) is a traditional dish mixed with milk powder, rice powder, sugar and soybean oil.

  • CLO, Campylobacter-like organism; F, female;M, male.