Celiac Ped Screen w Reflex
For detection of IgA and IgG antibodies to deamidated gliadin-derived peptides (DGP) and human tissue transglutaminase (h-tTG) in human serum. The presence of these antibodies can be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other laboratory tests to aid in the diagnosis of IgA-sufficient and IgA-deficient celiac disease.
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Serum separated from clot
Room temperature 14 days
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 14 days
Microbially-contaminated, heat-treated, or specimens containing visible particulate; grossly hemolyzed or lipemic serum specimens