Why is this test important? Celiac disease is a disorder affecting the digestive system. It is an inappropriate immune response when a person consumes gluten. Gluten refers to a protein which is found in all forms of wheat, rye and barely. When a person with celiac disease consumes gluten, an immune reaction occurs and causes damage to the small intestines.
What does the test include? The HealthCheckUSA Celiac Disease Antibody Profile Comprehensive test includes:
Who should be tested?
Individuals who are experiencing the following symptoms should be tested:
Before the test - A patient wanting to be tested for Celiac disease, must be eating gluten at the time of the test. When the body is exposed to the gluten proteins, it forms antibodies that recognize and act against not only the grain proteins, but also against constituents of the intestinal villi. As long as the patient continues to be exposed to the proteins, he will continue to produce these autoantibodies.
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