Laboratory Findings in Celiac Disease - 384-006-19

Laboratory Findings in Celiac Disease

by Ann Thorndike, MT(ASCP) and Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP)
(4.9 / 17 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

Price: $10.00
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Celiac disease was once thought to be a disease of childhood, but is now found in people of all ages. The prevalence of celiac disease is increasing. Untreated celiac disease has serious consequences for the patient, both intestinal and extra-intestinal. Prompt and accurate diagnosis of celiac disease is necessary for the well-being of the patient. Small bowel biopsy is considered the gold standard in diagnosing celiac disease. Serology and genetic testing are available now to aid in diagnosing celiac disease. New biochemical markers have improved traditional serology testing for celiac disease.


Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #384).
384-006-19 "Laboratory Findings in Celiac Disease" is approved 03/30/2020 to 03/30/2022.
Relias LLC is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).
The objective of this course is to educate the healthcare professional about celiac disease and its diagnosis. After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • List the characteristics of celiac disease and its presentation.
  • Describe the mechanism by which gluten affects the patient who has celiac disease.
  • Discuss the laboratory methods used to screen and confirm celiac disease.
Level of Instruction: Intermediate

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for laboratory professionals

Course Originally Released on: 3/21/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/8/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/8/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Evangeline E - Anaheim, CA  ·  May 22, 2020
this course is informative
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Dexter D - Williston, ND  ·  May 10, 2020
excellent and wise topics presented.
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Shy'la S - Hays, KS  ·  May 10, 2020
Great information. I enjoyed this course. Thanks!
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Derek S - Ball, LA  ·  May 09, 2020
Very informative. I thoroughly enjoyed the content.
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Rene B - San Rafael, CA  ·  Apr 16, 2020
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Price: $10.00
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