|Mnemonic: ||[Cel Ag Rfx]|
|Name: ||Celiac Disease Dual Antigen Screen with Reflex|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Plasma is unacceptable. |
Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2002026|
| Method: ||Nephelometry/IFA/ELISA|
|Note: ||Positive screen results reflex to IgA and IgG antibody testing for tissue transglutaminase antibody (tTG) and deaminated gliadin peptide antibody (DGP). |
The preferred screening test is Celiac Disease Reflexive Cascade (ARUP 2008114) or Tissue Transglutaminase ( tTG) Antibody, IgA (ARUP 0097709) testing.