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Diagnostic Testing Algorithms for Celiac Disease


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Slide 16

updated June 2011

To summarize all of the potential strategies we have the diagnostic testing algorithm which may be useful for some patients.  This algorithm provides flexibility, but requires that each test be ordered individually.

The laboratory algorithms, on the other hand, use automatic reflexing to perform the necessary tests.  Each cascade has a specific utility.  Knowledge about the patient’s clinical presentation, past treatment, and previous lab testing is critical to selecting the most appropriate lab algorithm.



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