Do not use this obsolete test for celiac disease screening. Preferred screening test is Celiac Disease Reflexive Cascade (2008114
) or Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA (0097709
) for individuals with normal levels of serum IgA.
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
This test is New York DOH approved.
IgA class reticulin antibodies are found in dermatitis herpetiformis (25%) and celiac disease (60%), but not in other autoimmune problems. IgG class reticulin antibodies are found in other disease states, especially bullous dermatoses, and sometimes in normal patients. All positives are titered to endpoint. If Reticulin Antibody is 1:5, then a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.
86255; if reflexed add 86256