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Overview

Test order codeHelp: 2189

Test name

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Celiac Disease (DQ2 and DQ8)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
TTargeted variant analysis
SSP-PCR

Summary of what is tested

2 genes and variants. Click Methodology tab for more information.

Genes

Clinical validity

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Over 99% of patients with Celiac Disease are HLA-DQ2 or DQ8 positive, but only about 3% of individulas positive for HLA-DQ2 or DQ8 will develop this condition.

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Clinical utility

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Establish or confirm diagnosis

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How to order

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Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

Practice guidelines

  • BSG, 2014
    Diagnosis and management of adult coeliac disease: guidelines from the British Society of Gastroenterology.
  • WGO, 2013
    World Gastroenterology Organisation global guidelines on celiac disease.

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