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I have wondered for awhile what my genes were, I told DH that from what I have seen of others here that I thought I was DQ1, I was right, twice. He was sure I would have a 'celiac' gene because I was so extremely sick at diagnosis. I thought since my neuro symptoms were present since childhood but GI only became a problem after kids were born that I was going to have 'gluten intolerance' genes.

After my bout with diverticulitis I have just not been the same so I decided to test for other sensitivities. My worst fears are realized with soy and casien showing up. I have recently challenged soy so this was no surprise but I did think I would be okay with dairy. Not much let to eat, wish I had that pizza yesterday.

Egg, Yeast, and Soy Food Sensitivity Stool Panel

Fecal anti-ovalbumin (chicken egg) IgA antibody 6 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Fecal Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae (dietary yeast) IgA 6 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Fecal Anti-Soy IgA 11 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Cow's Milk Protein Sensitivity Stool Test

Fecal anti-casein (cow's milk) IgA antibody 12 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Gluten Sensitivity Gene Test

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

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Isn't dq1 different from dq9?

I think you're the first I've read with a dq9.

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Isn't dq1 different from dq9?

I think you're the first I've read with a dq9.

I think it is the subtype that is 9,9 at the very end, is that what you refer to? I don't understand what exactly subtype means unless it is a further narrowing in the genetic pool. Hopefully someone will post with more insight.

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Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

Ravenwoodglass - I think you're a double DQ 3 (subtype 9), not DQ 1. My ds is a double 3 also (subtype 7.) He's 12 and his symptoms are only neurological at this point....no GI involvment. It sounds like the same pattern that you had (have.) I hear you about the no dairy, no soy....my dd and I are living that one right now, and it can be limiting. Thank goodness my dd is not a picky eater or I don't know what we'd do!!!

Rho

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Ravenwoodglass - I think you're a double DQ 3 (subtype 9), not DQ 1.

That is correct. I don't know why the subtypes of three are referred as the dq but that is what I've read of everyone's posts.

I have DQ7 (or 3 subtype 7) along with the DQ2. The subtype 8 of the DQ3 is referred to as DQ8 the celiac gene. Makes me wonder why the DQ8 has been considered a celiac gene and not the 7 or the 9. Isn't DQ2 the most common celiac gene that they've identified though.

The 7 is 0301; 8 is 0302; and the 9 is 0303.

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Thanks for the attempt to clarify. So I am a double DQ3, I take it this means both my parents contributed one DQ3 gene, am I right on that?

Yep, you got one from each parent you all your children will have one copy. I'd probably refer to you as double DQ9 though since the subtypes are what are referred to with the three's anyway.

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Hi Ravenwoodglass,

In case you're feeling alone in gene land, here are my new results:

A) Gluten Sensitivity Stool and Gene Panel Complete *Best test/best value

Fecal Antigliadin IgA 10 (Normal Range <10 Units)

Fecal Antitissue Transglutaminase IgA 7 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Quantitative Microscopic Fecal Fat Score 893 Units (Normal Range <300 Units)

Fecal anti-casein (cow

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Hi Ravenwoodglass,

In case you're feeling alone in gene land, here are my new results:

A) Gluten Sensitivity Stool and Gene Panel Complete *Best test/best value

Fecal Antigliadin IgA 10 (Normal Range <10 Units)

Fecal Antitissue Transglutaminase IgA 7 Units (Normal Range <10 Units)

Quantitative Microscopic Fecal Fat Score 893 Units (Normal Range <300 Units)

Fecal anti-casein (cow

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