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is there a test for celiac disease? if so what is it and can my pcp doctor do it?

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Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes : Yes . If you are having symptoms then your Pcp can order a screening blood test to chk levels of antibodies which are high in celiac disease. They are endomysial and tissue transglutaminase antibody.if these are high then a referral to a gastroenterologist is needed for biopsy of the intestine.
Dr. Majdi Abu-salih
ADHD and Autism 25 years experience
Celiac panel: several blood tests can be ordered by your PCP . they include TTGA IgA, EMA IgA and IgA level. More tests can be ordered

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