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Member Since 31 Jan 2013
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Trying To Figure Out If My Daughter Should Have Further Testing

31 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

I was diagnosed with Celiacs several months ago. I then had both my daughters tested since I also was positive for both Celiac genes. DQ2 and DQ8. My older daughters results showed >100 on t-Transglutaminase (tTg) IgA (o-3 is normal). She is now on a gluten free diet. Neither myself or my daughters have or had GI issues associated with Celiacs.

My younger daughter got a 4 on the same test, which is considered Weak positive. She also got the following results on Deamidated Gliadin test:

IgA 8 (0-19 normal)
IgG 15 (0-19 normal)

Her pediatrician said she does not have Celiac.

Do you agree with this? What does weak positive mean? I just wondering if I should pursue this further for her.


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