Keyword: positive blood

What does the term “potential celiac” mean?

A patient who is a “potential celiac” has positive serology (including the highly specific anti-Endomysium antibodies), possibly has symptoms, and has a negative biopsy. A potential celiac may or may not be put on a gluten-free diet, though we typically lean toward recommending the diet even in those potential celiacs who have no symptoms. Early… Read more »

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