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Northern gal

Member Since 01 Jan 2013
Offline Last Active Feb 11 2013 04:15 PM

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In Topic: Help Interpreting Test Results - + Iga?

09 February 2013 - 04:17 PM

Thanks! Will keep my fingers crossed that Gemini sees it (or someone else knowledgable in this area)!

In Topic: Help Interpreting Test Results - + Iga?

08 February 2013 - 06:44 PM

Mushroom - hah, you've got it! ;) I've been off gluten for about 1.5 months now so it's probably "too late" for the time being. I'm enjoying gluten-free living so far so I plan to continue for the foreseeable future. Hoping it's what my body needs to keep a baby!

The TtG was also IgA. So I see your point. Huh! Well, I suppose I could ask my doctor to follow up with a total IgA, then at least I'd get a picture of whether or not I need to do some further testing and a gluten challenge down the road.

In your experience, do people ever test positive for *only* IgG and have it mean something on its own? (If that makes sense...

In Topic: Help Interpreting Test Results - + Iga?

08 February 2013 - 05:07 PM

It would depend on whether it was the AGA IgA or the DGP IgA that was positive, and how positive it was, i.e., the lab's reference ranges.

Hi mushroom,

Thanks! I picked up the results and I got it mixed up. I tested positive for igG, not IgA. I have updated the post with the values and reference ranges above. I'm not sure whether it was AGA or DGP; all it says is Gliadin IgG/IgA. From what I've read I suspect it was AGA.

Any thoughts? Thanks in advance!

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