No difference between paediatric and adult coeliac disease

The existing paradigm that T cells from children with coeliac disease recognise different peptides than those of adults with the condition is wrong, say Australian researchers.

Their study published in the journal Gastroenterology looked at T cell gluten-specific responses in 30 children with coeliac disease, comparing them with coeliac adults.

They found that the T-cells recognised similar gluten peptides, with