A 57-year-old female asked:
is iga ttg test reliable?. is it really possible to have undesirable inflammatory symptoms from gluten foods w/o celiac disease
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not 100%: It is believed that it is around 90% sensitive if you are still consuming gluten. If you have avoided gluten for awhile, then the test is useless unless positive. There is no evidence that gluten avoidance benefits otherwise healthy people. This is just the disease du jour.
Answered on Mar 13, 2015
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