Hi, I'm new here and trying to make sense of some lab results I received yesterday. I've had GI problems for about as long as I can remember (I'm 32 now) and every diagnosis that's been given so far has turned out to be wrong or only able to explain part of the problems I have. My new GI doc did a celiac panel that tested tTG, EMA, IgG and antigliadin IgA. The only one that was positive was antigliadin IgA, the normal range cutoff is 30 and mine was 49. He said that means I have celiac, but I was very skeptical that only one marker out of those 4 could give a definitive diagnosis and told him as much. So I requested more tests and he ordered the DQ2/DQ8 test and I will hear back on that next week.
Is it possible to have celiac with only the AGA IgA being high? Is there anything else he should be doing as far as tests? The crappy thing about my situation is that I'm losing my insurance on Monday due to divorce so the amount of time I have to look further into this is limited. I guess a trial on gluten-free diet would probably be my best bet after insurance runs out? Thanks!