Author | Sarah L. Berga, MD


Should Infertility Patients be Screened for Celiac Disease?

February 01, 2010

Celiac disease occurs in roughly 1% of all humans. It is an autoimmune condition initially caused by hypersensitivity and hyperimmunity to a class of proteins, called gliadins, which are found in the outer husk of common grains such as wheat, barley, rye, and oats.