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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Transglutaminase Antibody IgA

Test name

Transglutaminase Antibody IgA

Red Tube with thin top Specimen Type/Requirements

Container Type = 1 Red Top

Minimum Volume = 3 ml Blood

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Avoid gel-separator tubes. Collect trough specimen prior to next dose after steady state (2 days or more after commencement of therapy).. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Special Instructions: Separate serum within 2 hours of collection.

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

Stability: 7 days 2-8°C; >7 days, freeze at or below -20 °C.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days (Batched)

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Trough Collection: 800 - 1600 ng/mL.

Test Code

MISCS

Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information