Test Overview
Test Methodology

Indirect Immunofluorescence (IFA)

Test Usage

Diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease
Monitoring adherence to gluten-free diet in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
EMAIG
MiChart Code
EMAIG
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo EMAIG
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Spin down and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing ambient

Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Ambient preferred, frozen or refrigerated acceptable
Additional Information

If the screen is positive, a titer (EMAGT) will be performed at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated. Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86255
Fee Code
AA687
Reflex CPT
86256
Reflex Fee Code
AA688
NY State Approved
No