Endomysial Antibody IgA With Reflex to Titer

CPT: To be determined. Updates will be made when available.

Synonyms

  • Endomysial Antibody IgA

Special Instructions

If reflex test is performed, additional charges/CPT code(s) may apply.


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Gel-barrier tube


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3


Causes for Rejection

Lipemia; hemolysis; microbially contaminated sera


Test Details


Use

Tissue transglutaminase is the autoantigen recognized by endomysial antibody in celiac disease.


Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)


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