Endomysial Antibody, IgA by IFA


Sunquest Code:ENDIGA  
Epic Code:LAB6971Epic Name:Endomysial Antibody, IgA by IFA
Synonyms:Endoreticulin Antibody Panel; Celiac Disease; Coeliac Disease; Malabsorption
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Code:86256
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma. Severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50736


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 1:10
Use:Acceptable single screening test for IgA-competent individuals with suspected celiac disease. May aid in monitoring adherence to gluten-free diet in celiac disease confirmed patients.


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