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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Tissue transglutaminase, Coeliac screen)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Special instructions
Time limit for add on = 2 days Interfering substances = none known

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 56 days

Reference range


Linked to
Endomysial antibodies (NDO)

Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Immunology

Clinical Application
IgA ELISA used to screen for coeliac disease and some other gluten-sensitive conditions (such as dermatitis herpetiformis). As a screening test, should be performed on patients who are including gluten in their diet.


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