The Coeliac Test and Gluten Intolerance Blood Test
This test is designed to help diagnose coeliac disease and or discover if you have a gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity that could lead to coeliac disease.
About The Coeliac and Gluten Intolerance Blood Test
The Coeliac and Gluten Intolerance Blood Test is a simple test you can use to discover if you have a problem with gluten and gluten related diseases. After you purchase the test, you will receive a simple blood test kit in the mail. The test kit comes with:
- An authorized blood specimen order form that you take to your local accredited pathology for collection of your blood (Find a pathology near you here).
- A blood specimen test kit for the pathology to use to collect your blood sample
- Complete instructions for taking the test for you and the pathology
- Note, pathology will charge approximately $33.00 to take your sample
Test results are sent to one of our professional health practitioners within 7 business days for evaluation. Our practitioners contact you with the results and recommendations on any findings via email, mail or phone.
Common Problems Associated With Gluten Sensitivity
- Food sensitivities
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Eczema, Psoriasis
- Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats, when a person has a gluten sensitivity or intolerance the normal healthy enzyme called transglutaminase which is responsible for making important repairs in the intestines get attacked by our immune system who is trying to defend us against gluten which it thinks is attacking us, intestinal damage especially over the long term in the result referred to as coeliac disease.
Intolerance and sensitivity of gluten is considered the beginning stages that can ultimately lead to coeliac disease if left undetected. Getting this test early can be a great advantage in preventing the serious damage that can come from long term rejection of gluten products.
The Coeliac and Gluten Intolerance Blood Test invloves checking levels of Transglutaminase IgA, Gliadin IgA, Gliadin IgG.
Have any questions about this test? Ask one of our qualified health practitioners here.