Keyword: genetic testing

What is genetic testing and who can benefit from it?

Genetic testing can determine whether or not an at-risk individual carries the genes responsible for the development of celiac disease. These genes are located on the HLA-class II complex and are called DQ2 and DQ8. Each case of celiac disease has had these so-called “haplotypes;” therefore, a negative gene test indicates that celiac disease cannot… Read more »

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