What is Endomysial Antibody IgG?
The Endomysial Antibody IgG test is performed to aid in the diagnosis of an autoimmune disease called Celiac Disease, where the immune system of the body reacts to a protein named gluten which is found in grains like wheat, barley, etc. The test can also be used to screen people who have blood relatives diagnosed with Celiac disease. It can also be used to monitor the efficacy of gluten free diets for the patient. The endomysial antibody IgG test can also be performed for some other autoimmune diseases like Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH). Dermatitis herpetiformis is a chronic blistering skin condition, characterised by blisters filled with a watery fluid.
The sample type collected for Endomysial Antibody IgG is: Blood
Preparation for Endomysial Antibody IgG
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Endomysial Antibody IgG?
- To diagnose Celiac disease when symptoms of Celiac Disease appear which includes abdominal pain, chronic irregular bowel movements, flatulence, blood in the stool, anemia, fatigue, joint pain, weight loss, etc.
- To assess efficacy of gluten free diet in patients diagnosed with Celiac Disease who are on such diet
- To screen people with blood relatives already diagnosed with Celiac disease
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