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How is celiac disease generally diagnosed?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Blood tests, biopsy

Celiac disease is diagnosed by finding certain types on antibodies on a blood test.
A small intestine biopsy can be used for diagnosis. There is also a blood test to see if a person has the genes that are seen in celiac disease patients.

In brief: Blood tests, biopsy

Celiac disease is diagnosed by finding certain types on antibodies on a blood test.
A small intestine biopsy can be used for diagnosis. There is also a blood test to see if a person has the genes that are seen in celiac disease patients.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Nikhil Karanth
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medical tests

Usually through blood work, however "gold standard" is numerous biopsies from the duodenum (small intestine) during an upper endoscopy.

In brief: Medical tests

Usually through blood work, however "gold standard" is numerous biopsies from the duodenum (small intestine) during an upper endoscopy.
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Labs, biopsy

Celiac is generally diagnosed by taking a history, performing a physical and then obtaining labs and or a small bowel biopsy.

In brief: Labs, biopsy

Celiac is generally diagnosed by taking a history, performing a physical and then obtaining labs and or a small bowel biopsy.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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