Specimen Requirements

Title

ENDOMYSIAL IGA ANTIBODIES

Specimen Requirement

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

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature Unacceptable, Refrigerated 2 days, Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Endomysial autoantibodies are highly specific for gluten-sensitive enteropathies.

Test Code

ENDOM