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  Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody, IgA Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 5 mL
Reference Range: 19 Units or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable IgA antibodies against human  tTG

20 Units or greater: Positive - Presence of IgA antibodies against human tTG suggests the possibility of certain gluten sensitive enteropathies such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.2  serum
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Blood Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: TTRAN
CyberLAB code: 8097
Lab Processing Instructions: Separate serum from cells ASAP. Refrigerate after processing.