Deamidated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) Antibody, IgA
Acceptable single screening test for celiac disease. IgA testing recommended to identify IgA deficiency. Use IgA test in individuals who are IgA competent. May be useful in diagnosing children <2 years who test negative for tTG and EMA antibodies. May aid in monitoring adherence to gluten-free diet. Celiac Disease Reflexive Cascade (2008114) or Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA (0097709) is the preferred test for screening patients with suspected celiac disease.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
New York DOH Approval Status
Serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 0.5 mL serum. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Plasma or other body fluids. Contaminated, hemolyzed, grossly icteric, or grossly lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
|19 Units or less||Negative|
|20-30 Units||Weak Positive|
|31 Units or greater||Positive|
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0051357||Deamidated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) Ab, IgA||63453-5|
- Celiac Disease Antibodies
- Coeliac Disease Antibodies
- Deamidated Gliadin Antibodies (DGP)
- Deaminated Gliadin Peptide Antibodies
- DGP Ab
- DGP IgA