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Table 2 Diagnostic immunological test results

From: Remission of severe aphthous stomatitis of celiac disease with etanercept

Test Result Normal value Comments
Gliadin IgG Ab (Units) 69 <19 negative; 19–31 weak positive; >31 positive Positive suggestive of celiac disease
Gliadin IgA Ab (Units) 11 <19 Normal
Transglutaminase IgA Ab (Units) 72 0-19 Increased suggestive of celiac disease
Tissue transglutaminase IgG antibody (Units) 5 <20 Normal
Endomysial antibody titer 1:40 <1:10 Increased suggestive if celiac disease
DQ alpha 1 (MHR) 0103,0501   Positive; indicating genetic predisposition
DQ beta 1 (MHR) 0201,0603   Positive; indicates genetic predisposition
  1. IgG Ab = Immunoglobulin G Antibodies; IgA Ab = Immunoglobulin A Antibodies; MHR = Medium-High Resolution.