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Tissue Transglutamase Antibody, IgA

Mnemonic:    [TTG IGA]
Name:    Tissue Transglutamase Antibody, IgA
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Plasma and severly hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0097709
  Method:    Semi-Quant. Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Note:    Do not use in IgA-deficient individuals; recommended single screening test for celiac disease. In confirmed disease, this test may be used for monitoring.