Recommendations when to order or not order the test. May include related or preferred tests.
• Acceptable single screening test for IgA-competent individuals with suspected celiac disease.
• Preferred screening test for individuals with suspected celiac disease is Celiac Disease Reflexive Cascade (2008114) or Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA (0097709). (IgA testing recommended to identify IgA competence.)
• May aid in monitoring adherence to gluten-free diet in celiac disease confirmed patients.
Unique test identifier.
Process(es) used to perform the test.
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Days of the week the test is performed.
Expected turnaround time for a result, beginning when ARUP has received the specimen.
New York DOH Approval Status
Indicates test has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.
This test is New York DOH approved.
Serum separator tube.
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)
Plasma. Severely lipemic, contaminated, or hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid freeze/thaw cycles)
Normal range/expected value(s) for a specific disease state. May also include abnormal ranges.
Less than 1:10
Background information for test. May include disease information, patient result explanation, recommendations, details of testing, associated diseases, explanation of possible patient results.
The endomysial antigen has been identified as the protein cross-linking enzyme known as tissue transglutaminase.
Additional information related to the test.
The American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes published in ARUP's Laboratory Test Directory are provided for informational purposes only. The codes reflect our interpretation of CPT coding requirements based upon AMA guidelines published annually. CPT codes are provided only as guidance to assist clients with billing. ARUP strongly recommends that clients confirm CPT codes with their Medicare administrative contractor, as requirements may differ. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. ARUP Laboratories assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes published.
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