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25421 Tissue Transglutaminase IgG Antibody

Tissue Transglutaminase IgG Antibody
Test Code: TTG-IGG
Synonyms/Keywords
​Sprue, Celiac, tTG
Test Components
​Tissue Transglutaminase IgG Antibodies
Useful For
An aid in the diagnosis of gluten sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease), in tTG IgA antibody negative patients with confirmed IgA deficiency.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL ​0.5 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerate ​7 days
​Frozen ​> 7 days
Rejection Criteria
​Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
​Heat inactivated samples
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Friday ​1 day ​Multiplex Immunoassay
Test Information
Patients with celiac disease produce anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies of the IgA isotype. This test is recommended for patients with low serum IgA levels where the production of IgA antibodies may be impaired.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative < 15.0 U/mL
Interpretation

​Technical Contact: Dr. J. Flanagan

Interpretive Contact: Dr. J. Flanagan & Dr. J. Resnick

Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86364
Synonyms/Keywords
​Sprue, Celiac, tTG
Test Components
​Tissue Transglutaminase IgG Antibodies
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL ​0.5 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerate ​7 days
​Frozen ​> 7 days
Rejection Criteria
​Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
​Heat inactivated samples
Useful For
An aid in the diagnosis of gluten sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease), in tTG IgA antibody negative patients with confirmed IgA deficiency.
Test Components
​Tissue Transglutaminase IgG Antibodies
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative < 15.0 U/mL
Interpretation

​Technical Contact: Dr. J. Flanagan

Interpretive Contact: Dr. J. Flanagan & Dr. J. Resnick

For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Friday ​1 day ​Multiplex Immunoassay
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86364
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.