About Genovate Laboratories

Genovate is a state of the art DNA testing laboratory striving to provide the latest in DNA technologies through advanced DNA testing. We offer a wide range of DNA tests covering nutrition, fitness, food sensitivities, bone health, disease risk, ancestry, relationships and more! Visit our website at www.genovate.com to view all the tests we offer.

What does my HLA genotype mean?

The celiac disease genotyping test offered by Genetrace detects three HLA variations (alleles) that are linked to an increased risk of celiac disease. Nearly 100% of celiac patients carry one or more of these alleles, but these alleles are also present in at least 20% of the general, unaffected population. This DNA test is very [...]

What does my HLA genotype mean?2017-04-06T19:04:51+00:00

Newly identified non-HLA mutations may further increase Celiac Disease risk

Nearly everyone who suffers from celiac disease will test positive for the HLA DQ2 and/or the DQ8 DNA haplotype. However, although the majority of celiac disease patients have the HLA DQ2 and/or DQ8 haplotype, not all people who with the HLA DQ2 and/or DQ8 haplotype have celiac disease. Also, a small number of people with [...]

Newly identified non-HLA mutations may further increase Celiac Disease risk2017-04-06T19:04:51+00:00

Identification of a DNA type which can protect against Celiac Disease

The HLA DQ2 and DQ8 haplotypes are two genetic variations that have long been known to be associated with an increased risk of celiac disease. Most people who develop celiac disease carry either the DQ2 haplotype or the DQ8 haplotype. A recent study has now identified a genotype which may actually protect an individual from [...]

Identification of a DNA type which can protect against Celiac Disease2017-04-06T19:04:51+00:00

What is refractory Celiac Disease?

The aberrant immune response causing celiac disease is triggered by the consumption of gluten. In most cases, this immune response stops after the complete removal of dietary gluten, and the intestinal lining is gradually restored. As the intestine returns to a healthy, normal state, the celiac disease symptoms decrease and the adequate absorption of nutrients [...]

What is refractory Celiac Disease?2017-04-06T19:04:51+00:00