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Gluten intolerance analysis

Gluten intolerance is an autoimmune disease that mainly affects the small intestine. It can also alter many other functions of the organism, as it presents very varied and nonspecific symptoms that, sometimes, make it difficult to identify.

Thirty percent of the population has a genetic predisposition to this disease, but only 1% develops it. The study of this risk has a diagnostic value in patients with suspected intolerance, in addition to a high predictive value in relatives who do not present symptoms.

icono de la muestra Sample type
icono de qué se detecta What detects?
icono de genes How many genes include?
icono de tiempo Results in
icono de laboratorio Laboratory
icono de asesoramiento facultativo Counselling
icono de precio Price[2]

[1] Labour days counting from reception of the sample at the laboratory.

[2] Shipping charges included in peninsular Spain. Not included in Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla.

How does it work?

  1. elige tu test genético
    Choose your analysis and a healthcare professional will contact you in 48 hours
  2. frotis bucal para análisis
    You will receive a sample collector kit at home that will be picked up by a courier
  3. instrucciones de uso
    One of our partner labs will proceed to make the analysis
  4. instrucciones de uso
    Your healthcare professional will present your results by videoconference
  1. What are these tests?

    They are tests that study our genetic material (DNA) present in the cells of the buccal mucosa, which detect polymorphisms (genetic variants) in genes associated with the risk of permanent genetic intolerance to gluten individually or in combination with lactose and fructose.

  2. Who are they targeting?

    1. In patients with specific or non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms who would like to confirm the permanent genetic intolerance to gluten.

    2. In relatives of people intolerant to gluten susceptible of being also intolerant.

    3. In people with diseases associated with permanent intolerances such as anemia, osteoporosis, myopathies, neuropathies and intestinal lymphoma.

  3. What can they contribute to my daily life?

    The knowledge of genetic risk allows to determine if the symptomatology is due to a permanent or temporary intolerance to these foods. Based on this, it will be possible to establish nutritional guidelines adapted and supervised by a specialist that will improve the quality of life.

  4. How is the sample taken?

    You will receive at your home by courier a sample collection kit with very easy to follow instructions and with an informed consent that you must sign. The sampling is very simple, quick and painless. You only must maintain the precautions that are detailed in the kit. Once made and previous notice, a courier will come at your home to pick it up and take it directly to the laboratory for analysis.

Any questions?

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