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Celiac serology

Lab Section: 

Immunology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB5838

 

Methodology: 

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Turbidimetric

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Immunoglobulin A: Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months; tTG antibody IgA and DGP antibodies IgA and IgG: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: The finding of Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) antibodies and/or Deamidated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) antibodies may indicate a diagnosis of celiac disease.

Tests in this Panel: 

Immunoglobulin A (IgA), Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody IgA, Deamidated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) Antibody IgA, and Deamidated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) Antibody IgG

CPT Code(s): 

82784, 83516, 83520 x2

Last Changed: 

12/23/2016 14:53:48

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 12:17:14 PM