Virus Presence Can Induce Oral Tolerance Loss

We’ve always known – or a least strongly suspected – that infectious agents are involved in some cases of food sensitivity, especially gluten. Now this study seems to show that it could well be happening that people contract a certain type of virus that triggers loss of tolerance immunologically to gluten and other foods. Interesting.

Have a read here:

Reovirus infection triggers inflammatory responses to dietary antigens and development of celiac disease

Source: e-news

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