Blood tests: Celiac (tTG) and Gliadin antibodies

Blood Tests Gluten Celiac

Blood Tests for Gluten and Celiac from USA Biotek

The eClinic can organize your celiac/gliadin/ gluten blood tests, processed through US BioTek laboratories, with a finger-prick blood sample.

Not yet got gluten tests? If you have been through the eClinic process but have been unable to get your gluten/gliadin/celiac tests done, then these blood tests can be organized by the eClinic through the US BioTek laboratory.

Tests for celiac/gliadin: the US BioTek’s ELISA Celiac Antibody Panel is a semi-quantitative analysis of serum Anti-Tissue Transglutaminase IgA (tTg IgA), in addition to IgG and IgA antibodies specific for gliadin.

 

  • tTG-IgA
  • IgG-gliadin
  • IgA-gliadin.

The blood sample: The blood sample can be collected by you, in your home. All that is required is a finger-prick.

What you get: The fee for this service includes: Sample collecting kit/ postage of kit to you / laboratory fees/ laboratory results/ interpretation by Dr Ford.

The process: Once you have made the purchase:

  • We send you the test-collection-kit
  • You take the blood sample
  • You post the sample to the laboratory agent
  • US BioTek measures the sample
  • We send you the results
  • Dr Ford sends you his interpretation.

Please email before you order this test – to discuss it with us

Price: $485.00

From the US Biotek website

Blood tests: Celiac (tTG) and Gliadin antibodies

Celiac disease (CD), also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, or idiopathic sprue, is a hereditary response to gliadin, a protein of the larger gluten fraction in wheat. Similar protein fractions are found in rye, barley and triticale.

¤     Semi-quantitative measurement of tissue transglutaminase (tTG) antibody, IgA, in addition to IgG and IgA antibodies to wheat gliadin.
¤     Each analyte is run in complete duplicate for precision.
¤     Serum or dried blood spot specimen required.

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