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How are gluten intolerance and celiac disease diagnosed?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Blood test or biopsy: Tests for celiac disease include blood antibody tests, looking for tissue transglutaminase antibody (ttg iga) and other antibodies. Small intestine biopsy by using an endoscope through the mouth, can accurately diagnose celiac disease.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012

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Probably the same: The way these terms are used they are probably the same thing.

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