Mayo Clinic is a leading center for diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. Mayo doctors often test for celiac disease in people considered at risk for it, including:
In addition to the normal blood tests and endoscopy — a procedure in which your doctor views your small intestine and takes a small tissue sample (biopsy) — Mayo specialists may recommend genetic testing for celiac disease if:
Celiac disease has symptoms similar to other digestive disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastric ulcers, Crohn's disease, parasite infections and anemia. Mayo specialists have broad expertise in digestive diseases, and will test you for other conditions if you test negative for celiac disease.