I had these taken last Fall, seeing the doctor again, and just want to sound intelligent when I point out to him how this could mean celiac disease (or gluten intolerance, lol) to him.
So, if I understand this right. The IgG is raised in people with celiac disease, but also other diseases. The IgA, my test results say can be with celiac disease or other diseases too, but I read on the boards that IgA is better at showing celiac disease than IgG?
Gliadin Ab (IgG) = 64
Gliadin Ab (IgA) = 34
Transglutaminase Ab (IgA) = 5
Under 20, Neg. Over 20, weak positive. Over 30, positive.
Reticulin Ab (IgA) = Negative
And the other two, obviously appear to be negative according to the lab results. Do those other two have more to do with a damaged small intestines than the first? Just a guess..
But when my doctor rails on about me not having to be gluten-free, I can say pretty positively to him, if I'm not mistaken that no matter what he thinks, having Gliadin Anti-Bodies showing up as strong positives mean I am gluten intolerant and would be dumb to go back to eating it?
Thanks! And yes, I know getting another doctor could be good to do.. but so far, he seems willing to learn, and better for his patients if I can educate him somehow. Don't think my insurance would allow a switch anyway, LOL.