Ex-vivo whole blood secretion of interferon (IFN)-gamma and IFN-gamma-inducible protein-10 measured by enzyme- linked immunosorbent assay are as sensitive as IFN-gamma enzyme- linked immunospot for the detection of gluten- reactive T cells in human leucocyte antigen (HLA)- DQ(2.5)( )- associated coeliac disease
N Ontiveros, JA Tye-Din, MY Hardy, RP Anderson
Clinical and Experimental Immunology | WILEY | Published : 2014
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The authors wish to thank the volunteers who participated in this study, the assistance of Dr Jessica Biesiekierski and the support of Coeliac Victoria and Tasmania in volunteer recruitment, and Mr Adam Girardin for technical assistance. N. O. was supported by a Mexican Scholarship by the Mexican Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT); J. T.-D. was supported by an NHMRC Postgraduate Medical Scholarship; M. H. was supported by an NHMRC Project Grant; and R. P. A. held the Ian Mackay Fellowship from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and Melbourne Health. The work was supported by Coeliac Australia, NHMRC Project Grant number 406656, the NHMRC Independent Research Institutes Infrastructure Support Scheme grant no. 361646 and Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support.