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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes

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I'm hoping you can give me some insight. I interpret my IGG IGA test results as negative, yet my physician does not. Here is what he sent me with his note:

I am writing in regard to these suboptimal antigliadin test results, since at 30 =100%;

IGA 6/30 which reflects > 20% impact from gluten on the immune system.

IGG 5/30 which reflects > 16.6% impact from gluten on the bowel lining

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Latest Ref Rng 6/19/2012

GLIADIN AB, IGG

<11 U/mL 5

GLIADIN AB, IGA

<11 U/mL 6

These levels do document that these % of damage are happening to your immune and intestinal systems at this time.

Should I expect results of zero if I haven't been exposed to gluten?

Thanks so much for any insight!

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