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Epic Code LAB771 Endomysial Antibody IgA

Test Name Alias

EA | EMA | 8180

Interface Order Alias

10125

Clinical Information

Transglutaminase IgA Antibody (done in house in our Immunology laboratory) is preferred screening test for celiac disease or dermatitis herpetiformes.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: No

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Lab Staff Instructions

  •  Do not thaw and freeze more than once.

Rejection Criteria

Specimen not centrifuged within 2 hours.
Specimen that has been frozen and thawed more than once.

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available Monday through Friday, usual TAT 1 to 3 days.

Reference Range

Negative <1:10

Performing Department

IMMUNOCHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

CPT

86256

CDM Code

4088888

Epic Test ID

1230100644

LOINC

Endomysial Ab IgA: 25399-7

Beaker LOINC

ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY IGA TITER: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO8180

Additional Information

Lab staff: Do not thaw and freeze more than once.

Reviewed Date

12/13/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ENDOMYSIAL AB IGA
Beaker Display Name: Endomysial Antibody IgA
BEAKER TEST NAME: ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY IGA
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Endomysial Antibody IgA

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +(2)S/R

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW IMMUNOCHEM: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated