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Celiac disease genotyping

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7906 
Synonyms: HLA Celiac Disease Testing • HLA-DQ2, HLA-DQ8
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 14 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Lavender EDTA
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen samples
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Celiac disease is a systemic autoimmune disorder that may be associated with gastrointestinal symptoms including: diarrhea, weight loss, anorexia, lactose intolerance, and abdominal distention and discomfort. Non-gastrointestinal characteristics are highly variable and include: chronic fatigue, joint pain/inflammation, migraines, epilepsy, depression, attention deficit disorder, iron-deficiency anemia, vitamin deficiency, osteoporosis/osteopenia, short stature, delayed puberty, dental enamel defects, infertility, recurrent fetal loss, and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81376x2
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 18:08:58
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:42:12