It is home test used to check levels of IgA tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG) in blood.
It is suitable to be used either with initial glute intolerance or therapy follow up. When gluten is removed from the diet the a-tTG-IgA antibody level should fall and after six months of gluten-free diet the antibodies will become undetectable. This diagnosis must be confirmed by the physician to maintain a gluten free diet.
The kit contains: test cassette, instructions’ leaflet, solution bottle with sample dilution buffer, one automatic sterile lancet for comfortable sampling of the blood, glass capillary tube, pipette, and alcohol pad and a plaster. You can get the results within 10 minutes.
Celiac disease is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the small intestine. Symptoms include gastrointestinal problems such as chronic diarrhea, abdominal distention, and malabsorption.
Some symptoms can be sign for celiac disease like weight loss, malnutrition and skin disorder.