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From Clarkston, Michigan, USA:

My eight year old son has had diabetes for six years. Recently, he had a series of blood tests done, one of which was for celiac. All of which was in the normal range, including Immunoglobulin A. In the comment section was: "Fluorescence suggestive of anti-smooth muscle antibody. Recommend follow-up testing." Does this mean he has celiac disease? What does their comment mean?

Answer:

I'm afraid that's a question for an immunologist. I really don't have a good answer.

LD

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Original posting 12 May 2004
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