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What does AGA stand for?

AGA stands for Anti-Gliadin Antibody

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As GAD-65 antibody is associated with gluten sensitivity, it is conceivable that in some patients with gluten sensitivity, the anti-gliadin antibody response would affect both synapsin I activity, as well as reduction in GABA release, which may explain severe ataxia in some patients with gluten sensitivity.
Even though most laboratories offer them, the anti-gliadin antibody has fallen out of favor by most gastroenterologists given its poor sensitivity and specificity, leading to poor predictive values for celiac disease.
To further verify whether nonspecific binding was present, 10 IgA-MGUS sera were also tested by immunoenzymatic assay for the presence of IgA anti-gliadin antibody (ImmunoCAP System; Pharmacia-Upjohn) and anti-transglutaminase IgA antibody (Medipan); all 10 sera were positive in both tests.