Specimen Requirements

Title

ANTI-GLIADIN ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgA

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 8 hours; Refrigerated 2 days; Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

3-5 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Detection of gliadin antibodies aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of certain gluten-sensitive enteropathies, such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Test Code

GLAID