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Alias Names:Gluten Sensitivity / GliadinDP
Methodology:Nephelometry (NEPH) / Indirect Immunofluorescence (IFA) / Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Edit Date:4/19/2010
Components:Total Serum IgA / Endomysial (EMA) IgA / Tissue transglutaminase IgA / GliadinDP IgG and IgA
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released:Same day as tested
CPT Code:82784 / 83520 x3 / 86256
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:Two 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Two 5 mL red top tube.
Handling:Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately and pour into three plastic vials. Refrigerate. Freeze at -20° C if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Standard Volume:3 mL serum.
Minimum Volume:2 mL serum.
Transport:Refrigerated or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria:Hyperlipemia, hemolysis, or contamination; heat-treated; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 48 hours after collection; specimen frozen/thawed more than once.
Gliadin DP, IgG <20 EU
Gliadin DP, IgA <20 EU
tTG, IgA <20 EU
Endomysial Antibody, IgA <1:5 titer
Total IgA - Adult 40-350 mg/dL