Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody, IgA; Endomysial Antibody, Endomysial Antibody
one SST/gel tube
Specimen Minimum Volume
1.0 mL of blood
Specimen Stability Information
After separation from the clot, stable for 2 days at room temperature.
The endomysial antigen has been identified as the protein cross-linking enzyme known as tissue transglutaminase. Detection of tissue transglutaminase antibodies is an aid in the diagnosis of certain gluten-sensitive enteropathies, such as celiac disease and dermatitis.
As ordered. Turn around time is 1-4 days.
< 20 EU: None detected n20-30 EU: Weakly positive n> 30 EU: Positive