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Scott Adams

Do We Really Need Biopsies to Diagnose Celiac Disease?

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Until recently, duodenal biopsy was considered the gold standard for diagnosing celiac disease, but that is changing.

A number of studies have shown that celiac disease can be diagnosed using serological tests alone, but many clinicians have yet to embrace this approach.

In both retrospective and prospective studies, one research team showed that certain IgA-tissue transglutaminase antibodies levels can predict celiac disease in adults 100% of the time.

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