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Typically, patients are screened with a celiac disease blood panel.  That diagnosis is then confirmed with a biopsy of the small bowel.  There is also a genetic test since  celiac disease is hereditary and a skin biopsy (for those with dermatitis herpetiformis form of celiac). Unfortunately, not every diagnosis is simple and straightforward because each test has its own limitations.