Celiac Disease DNA Test (HLA-DQA1 and HLA-DQB1)
Find out if you are at increased risk
- Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten consumption
- Celiac disease affects up to 1 in 100 people
- Nearly 100% of celiac patients carry one or more of these alleles; HLA-DQA1*05, HLA-DQB1*02 and HLA-DQB1*0302
- Having a family member with celiac disease increases your risk by 10 – 15%
- Simple mouth swab DNA test with results in 1 – 2 weeks
About Celiac Disease
The genes most commonly associated with celiac disease are the HLA-DQA1 and HLA-DQB1 genes. There is one allele of HLA-DQA1 (DQA1*05) and two alleles of HLA-DQB1 (HLA-DQB1*02 and HLA-DQB1*0302) that each increase the risk of developing celiac disease.
About Celiac Disease DNA Testing
What are HLA-DQA1 and HLA-DQB1? What are my risks of developing celiac disease if I test positive? If I test negative, am I still at risk of developing celiac disease?
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