Order ACELPAN (Celiac Panel, Age over 2 years) on patients who HAVE reached their 3rd birthday. If the patient HAS NOT reached their 3rd birthday, order PCELPAN (Celiac Panel, Age 2 and under).
An initial serological assessment for suspected celiac disease. Panel includes tissue transglutaminase (tTG) IgA antibody, and a serum IgA level. If serum IgA levels are low, reflexive testing for tTG IgG antibody, and deamidated gliadin peptide (DGP) IgG antibody will be performed at an additional charge.
Serologic Screening of Celiac Disease
Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.