Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:32 AM
That is an excellent question. I have seen people say under 20 is normal. I haven't seen the paperwork that comes back from the lab, and I'm not sure what the antibody is that they're measuring. I also wonder if the standard is different for children. Maybe that's why he says it should be under 4? I'm not even sure how to get that paperwork. Maybe I can ask for copies next time we go to the doc. I think she has an appointment coming up pretty soon.
Just ask for copies. Every time you have a test run, ask for copies to keep in a notebook.
Like Peter said, the reference ranges are different by lab and test. Because US doctors now so little about Celiac (but some think they know a lot ), you should be checking these tests with your own eyeballs.
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