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whatzie

Member Since 27 Aug 2013
Offline Last Active Sep 13 2013 01:44 PM
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Do I Really Have Celiac?

27 August 2013 - 01:26 PM

i need help understanding my results:

 

i had a colonoscopy and endoscopy completed first. the results of the biopsy was that cells indicated celiacs disease so we moved on to the blood test:

 

here are my results:

TTG IGG - 5

EMA IGA - 224

TTG IGA - <2

 

GENE DNA:

CELIAC RISK HAPLOTYPE DETECTED

DQ2.5 (HLA DQA1*05 : DQB1*0201)

 

DQ2 HOMOZYGOUS - 31X EXTREMELY HIGH

DQ2/other high risk gene - 16X VERY HIGH

DQ2/DQ8 - 14X VERY HIGH

DQ8 HOMOZYGOUS - 10X HIGH

DQ2 HETERZYGOUS - 10X HIGH

DQ8 HETERZYGOUS - 2X MODERATE

DQ2/other low risk gene - <1X LOW

DQ2-, DQ8- <0.1X EXTREMELY LOW

 

based on the biopsies and these results my doctor said he will be giving my a diagnosis of celiac's disease. he asked me to come in next week to discuss the life changes that will need to occur. can anyone help me with this? do these results show celiac's?