What blood markers are checked in this Celiac Disease Test?
This panel includes t-Transglutaminase (tTG) IgA and IgG Antibodies and Gliadin IgA and IgG Antibody blood levels.
Why are these Celiac Disease Test markers important?
tTG IgA and IgG antibodies are involved with destroying the intestinal villi. Gliadin antibodies are from gluten-related inflammation. On a gluten-free diet, IgA antibodies typically disappear within 6 months and IgG antibodies within 1 year. Any positive IgA test suggests celiac disease.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Celiac Disease Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.