What is celiac disease?
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease manifesting intolerance gluten protein (gluten). When consuming foods containing
Gluten occurs in celiac patients the immune response in the small intestine, atrophy (smoothing) villi and damage to the lining of the intestine. when detected celiac disease requires a strict adherence to a gluten-free diet.
Diagnosis of celiac disease
After the detection of elevated levels of specific autoantibodies in the blood followed by a biopsy of the small intestine by the gastroenterologist. from donor samples of the small intestine can be positively confirmed celiac disease or refute
What wheat allergy?
Food allergy is manifested by intolerance to gluten (Gluten). For allergy sufferers there is excessive production of specific
of antibodies (immunoglobulin E) in the blood and excessive immune response body. It must be strict adherence to a gluten-free diet.
Testing for allergy to gluten
Based on blood donations an elevated level immunoglobulin E. In addition, the patient will undergo a. Prick test. On the
forearm Sample is an allergen that “arouse” needle and if localized swelling / turns red, it indicates that allergic reactions.