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    Where can I get an accurate blood test done for CD/gluten intolerance?*

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    IMMCO Diagnostics serves the entire US and is located in Buffalo, NY. Their phone number is 800-537-TEST. IMMCO sends specimen collection kits free of charge to doctors, clinics, etc. nationwide. When the sample is taken, the doctor places it in the appropriate tube, seals it, and returns it either by business reply mail or FedEx. Results are generated within 24 hours of receipt. Each collection kit includes a Test Request Form which lists the entire catalog of tests and a Fee Schedule.

    IMMCO was established in 1971. The staff prides itself on depth of knowledge and expertise in this field. Most of the tests have been established on the basis of original research, and IMMCO continues to invest a great deal of its resources in R&D. President, Dr. Vijay Kumar, is one of the foremost experts in autoimmunity.

    Kevin Lawson can supply more information about the company. They have newsletters and technical information available for interested parties, and, of course, are eager to supply interested doctors with collection kits. You can contact him at: IMMTEST@AOL.COM IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc., Specializing in Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis.


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    This is an outstanding article for the simple reason that no matter how much knowledge a person's doctor may have there will always be doctors who are at a loss when it come to people who with celiac disease. I am a person who can now remain with my family physician and have the required test for celiac disease, and get the proper education to manage the condition.

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    The University of Chicago's Celiac Center has a free e-book which recommends testing done by Prometheus Labs or by the Mayo Clinic labs. It's been 16 years since the article above was written - is it still considered up-to-date?

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    Celiac.com's Founder and CEO, Scott was diagnosed with celiac disease  in 1994, and, due to the nearly total lack of information available at that time, was forced to become an expert on the disease in order to recover. Scott launched the site that later became Celiac.com in 1995 "To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives."  In 1998 he founded The Gluten-Free Mall which he sold in 2014. He is co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.

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