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Overview Brief

Gliadin Antibody IgG is a blood test is used to diagnose celiac disease.

What is Gliadin Antibody IgG Test?

Gliadin Antibody IgG test is done to detect deficiency of IgG antibodies. The test helps doctors to design effective treatment plans for celiac disease. Gliadin Antibody IgG is an accurate test, used to diagnose Celiac diseases. It is also used to diagnose Dermatitis Herpetiformis. (1)

Why is Gliadin Antibody IgG Test Suggested?

Gliadin Antibody IgG Test is suggested by doctors, to detect celiac disease, in people who test negative in tTG test but have symptoms of the disease.

  • Growth and development problems in children.
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation or diarrhea.
  • Extreme fatigue and weakness.
  • Joint pain.

How is Gliadin Antibody IgG Test Performed?

Gliadin Antibody IgG test is done at a pathology lab.

  • An intravenous blood sample from the patient is collected.
  • The sample is tested to measure the level of IgG antibodies.

The Gliadin Antibody IgG test is followed up with a biopsy to confirm celiac disease.

What are the parameters Measured in Gliadin Antibody IgG Test?

Gliadin Antibody IgG test measures the level of IgG antibodies for gliadin.

Preparation before Performing Gliadin Antibody IgG Test

Patient has to provide a blood sample for Gliadin Antibody IgG Test.

  • Discuss medical history, allergies and other important issues with the doctor.
  • Gliadin Antibody IgG test requires fasting.
  • Eat gluten-rich foods, for a few days before the test.
  • Wear comfortable clothes.

Post-care after Gliadin Antibody IgG Test

Gliadin Antibody IgG Test is a quick procedure, which takes around 10 minutes.

  • You can return home and resume normal activity after the Gliadin Antibody IgG test.
  • Report excessive bleeding or pain at the sample collection site, to your doctor.

Sample Types in Gliadin Antibody IgG Test

Gliadin Antibody IgG Test requires only one sample.

  • Intravenous blood sample.

Side-effects of Gliadin Antibody IgG Test

There are no serious side-effects for Gliadin Antibody IgG Test.

  • Excessive bleeding from the sample collection site.
  • Risk of too many punctures, if the vein is not found easily.
  • Feeling dizzy or weak after Gliadin Antibody IgG Test.

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