A 58-year-old male asked:
My serum test is negative for endomysial antibody iga, ttg tissue transglutasminase iga, gliadin antibody igg. But positive for gliadin antibody iga?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience in Pathology
Treat the person: Lab tests mean nothing in isolation, and have many false positives and false negatives. The decision to make a trial of a gluten-free diet will be between you and your gastroenterologist or dermatologist based on the big picture.
Answered on Jan 23, 2013
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