JCU research staff in collaboration have recently participated in a trial involving Necator americanus (hookworm) and their effect on people suffering coeliac disease. You can read a press release titled A wriggly solution to a first world problem.
The research article titled "Experimental hookworm infection and gluten microchallenge promote
tolerance in celiac disease" and at present is available online as an Article In Press. It has been published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology which is available online for JCU students and staff through the JCU catalogue or via browsing the eJournal portal.