Published online Jan 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i1.1
Peer-review started: October 17, 2019
First decision: December 4, 2019
Revised: December 5, 2019
Accepted: December 23, 2019
Article in press: December 23, 2019
Published online: January 7, 2020
Core tip: Due to the complexity of the condition, the diagnosis of coeliac disease can pose unique challenges. This review will discuss the current diagnostics for the condition and then outline novel diagnostics currently under investigation. Finally improvements to the current testing protocols will be discussed with the need for a holistic “snapshot” of the condition, using a number of metrics simultaneously.