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TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE ANTIBODY, IgG

Mnemonic

TTG IGG

Synonym

tTG-IgG - tTG-IgG Antibody

Includes

Tissue Transglutaminse Antobody, IgG ELISA and Interpretation

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately. Pour into a plastic tube. Refrigerate at 2-8°C. Freeze at -20°C if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C) or frozen on dry ice

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, microbially contaminated, heat-treated or specimens containing visible particulate, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens should be avoided

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

24-72 hours

Method

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Reference Values

Reference Values

Less than or equal to 19.9 units

CPT Codes

83516

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:44 AM


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