There are two subtypes of anti-transglutaminase antibodies: IgA and IgG. This technique measures the IgA subtype, which is considered the most sensitive. The IgA anti-transglutaminase test is positive in the vast majority of individuals who have the disease and it is used to monitor diet efficacy (return to normal in 3 to 12 months).
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Medicine that links medical knowledge with data to predict a patient’s potential health problems. Examples include artificial intelligence and genetics.