Celiac, IBS, and Crohn's Array (CICA) Full Array
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where individuals cannot tolerate one crumb of gluten in their diet. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity can occur in some people who are not celiac, but still have adverse reactions when they ingest gluten. The CICA test is a comprehensie array that analyzes genetic predispostion and serologic components associated with Celiac and Crohn's disease. The test also tells you about intestinal inflammation and permeability which can occur in all three conditions. If you have gastrointestinal symptoms, autoimmune disorder, leaky gut, or suspet you have crohn's, celiac, or IBS then this test is for you. It can also benefit those diagnosed with chronic fatigue, malnutrition, nutritional deficiencies, unintended weight loss, skin rashes, or just those who want more health effiiency or who live a high performance lifestyle such as athletes.
This test includes:
- HLA typing for celiac disease: HLA-DQ2.5 and HLA-DQ8
- Genetic markers for Crohn's: ATG16L1 and NOD2
- Antibodies: Total Serum IgA, tTG (IgA and IgG), DCP (IgA and IgG) and Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibody (ASCA)
Please note that you will need to coordinate your own blood draw after receiving your test kit. Options include your primary care provider, a local hospital, Any Lab Test Now, etc. If you need help finding a convenient location near you, please call 623-696-0615.All patients are required to book an initial visit with Dr. Hayley prior to purchasing this test. This visit is free for all Unlimited monthly membership patients, and $285 for all other patients. Please call 623-696-0615 to book today. If you live in certain areas, and require (or would prefer) and in-person house call visit to an eVisit, then please request this when you call to book.