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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Transglutaminase Antibody IgA

Test Name

Transglutaminase Antibody IgA

Gold Tube Specimen Type/Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top

Minimum Volume = 3 ml Blood

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect blood in gold top. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate serum as soon as possible.

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, grossly, hemolysed, lipemic specimens Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Stable 8hrs at room temperature, 2 days at 2-8°C and >2 days at -20°C.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround time (TAT)

10 Days (Batched)

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative: < 20 U

Weak positive: 20 – 30 U

Moderate to strong positive:> 30 U for all 3 antibodies.

Test Code

ANTGA

Methodology

ELISA

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information