The genetic component of CICA is not necessary to test more than once.
For those with a diagnosis of celiac disease, using this test to monitor and assess impact of the gluten free lifestyle on tTg and DGP antibodies, continue to follow the gluten free lifestyle. The strictness of the gluten free lifestyle to prevent celiac disease activity may not be equal for all individuals with the disease. Reports range from a few months to a year or more for the antibody level to go from positive to negative. For those with a diagnosis of celiac disease, please consult your physician to determine if this test is appropriate for you.