Fifty-four out of 58 biopsy verified CD patients carried HLA-DQ2/DQ8 (one DNA sample was not available).
Celiac Disease and HLA-DQ2/DQ8 eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1790189-overview. Accessed November 2010.
[…] disorder, triggered by gluten and related prolamines present in wheat, barley and rye, that occur in genetically susceptible individuals, who have the human leukocyte antigen HLA-DQ2