The screening test for both Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac disease involves a simple blood test that identifies certain antibodies (disease-fighting proteins). Elevated levels of these antibodies indicate an immune reaction to gluten. The sample collection can be conveniently performed at home. This screening test is useful for the following:
Included: 1 Gluten Sensitivity + Celiac Disease kit, and a pre-addressed return envelope (Postage Paid)
This screening test may be useful if you have symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity. Here are the most common symptoms:
This screening test may be useful if you have symptoms of Celiac disease. Symptoms are different for children and adults.
If you are not experiencing symptoms, this test may be useful if you are at a higher risk of having the disease. For example, if you have a close family member with Celiac disease, and/or if you have another autoimmune disorder, such as Type 1 Diabetes.
There are different types of Gluten antibodies. Your Gluten Sensitivity + Celiac test results include information on more than one type of antibody.
myLAB Box offers individuals with laboratory services for wellness monitoring. All tests are validated by myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates. Results are comparable to samples collected in a physician’s office or clinical laboratory. Tests used in myLAB Box kits have been developed and performance characteristics determined by myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates. Tests have not been approved by the US Federal and Drug Administration (FDA), although individual components of some tests performed in the laboratory are FDA-cleared. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary for laboratory-developed tests such as those offered by my LAB Box. These tests are used for clinical purposes only. They should not be regarded as investigational or for research. myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates are regulated under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) of 1988 as qualified to perform high complexity clinical testing and follow the guidelines of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The tests, and services are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure disease. All information given as to the use of the tests is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for a physician’s consultation.
If you ever test positive, enjoy free physician consultations via phone.