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What is involved in celiac disease screening?

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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Bloodwork

Celiac disease is usually screened for (in the right patient) with blood tests.
Depending on the results of these blood tests, you may be referred to a gastroenterologist to get a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. You have to be on a regular diet (not gluten-free!) for these tests to be valid.

In brief: Bloodwork

Celiac disease is usually screened for (in the right patient) with blood tests.
Depending on the results of these blood tests, you may be referred to a gastroenterologist to get a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. You have to be on a regular diet (not gluten-free!) for these tests to be valid.
Dr. Lee Perry
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