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Hello! I'm an older adult who just received my celiac blood panel results and as so many others, I'm confused. Can anyone help me interpret my results? 

My results are the following:

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, IgA   6   

         Negative 0-19, weak positive 20-30, moderate to strong positive > 30

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, IgG   58 

         Negative 0-19, weak positive 20-30, moderate to strong positive > 30

t-Transglutaminase (TTG)  IgA   3

       Negative 0-3, weak positive 4-10, positive >10

t-Transglutaminase (TTG)  IgG   8

       Negative 0-5, weak positive 6-9, positive >9

Endomysial Antibody IgA   negative

Immunoglobulin A , Qn, Serum    165        87-352(mg/dL)

My doctor called and told me to start a gluten free diet until my next appointment.  Are these results consistent with celiac or with gluten sensitive disease? 

Thank you for your help.

 

 

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You have a positive on the celiac panel.  It just takes one.  I just had one positive (DGP IgA) on the complete panel, yet my biopsies obtained during an endoscopy confirmed my diagnosis.  Your PCP should refer you to a GI.  He should tell you to keep consuming gluten daily until all testing (endoscopy) is complete.  It is obvious that they are not following diagnosis protocol.

http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/Celiac_Disease_Diagnostic_Testing_Algorithm.pdf

Research more.  The University of Chicago' celiac website is well-written:

http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/screening/

i wish you well!  


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19 hours ago, gluten confused said:

Hello! I'm an older adult who just received my celiac blood panel results and as so many others, I'm confused. Can anyone help me interpret my results? 

My results are the following:

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, IgA   6   

         Negative 0-19, weak positive 20-30, moderate to strong positive > 30

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, IgG   58 

         Negative 0-19, weak positive 20-30, moderate to strong positive > 30

t-Transglutaminase (TTG)  IgA   3

       Negative 0-3, weak positive 4-10, positive >10

t-Transglutaminase (TTG)  IgG   8

       Negative 0-5, weak positive 6-9, positive >9

Endomysial Antibody IgA   negative

Immunoglobulin A , Qn, Serum    165        87-352(mg/dL)

My doctor called and told me to start a gluten free diet until my next appointment.  Are these results consistent with celiac or with gluten sensitive disease? 

Thank you for your help.

 

 

Differently a gluten problem have an liver who has the same test results.

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Thank you to all who have taken their time to help me. I really appreciate it. 

Is it possible to have Celiac without having a reaction to IgA? In my case, my positive results were related to IgG.

To Victoria5289, can you elaborate a little more on your commentary, because I can´t really understand it. Thank you.

 

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2 minutes ago, gluten confused said:

Thank you to all who have taken their time to help me. I really appreciate it. 

Is it possible to have Celiac without having a reaction to IgA? In my case, my positive results were related to IgG.

To Victoria5289, can you elaborate a little more on your commentary, because I can´t really understand it. Thank you.

 

Yes, in fact, the Celiac Center in Chicago informed me that DGP IGG would more likely point to celiac then DGP IGA. Though I am unclear why. Both tests can catch celiac.

HOWEVER, both tests can result in a positive biopsy and both tests can ALSO produce a positive in folks who do not have celiac. 

Best to stay on gluten in order to rule in/out the disease. My old primary made the same mistake of telling me to start a gluten free diet before all testing was done. 

The user who commented before just joined and is having difficulty conveying her thoughts clearly. You have been given good advice above by others.  

Get a GI who understands celiac and will take at least 4-6 biopsies if you do the endo. 

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