Days Set Up
M-F
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Tissue Transglutaminase, IgG
Soft Order Code
TTGG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Celiac Disease Antibody
Celiac Disease Panel
Celiac Disease, Tissue Transglutaminase IgG
Celiac Sprue panel
Gluten Sensitivity, Tissue Transglutaminase IgG
Gluten-sensitive Antibody
Transglutaminase, Tissue IgG
tTG
tTG, IgG
TTGG
TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE IGG AB
TTRGG
Tissue Transglutaminase IgG AB

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Test Usage

Marker of celiac disease associated with gluten-sensitive enteropathy or dermatitis herpetiformis. A positive result indicates the presence of human-tTG IgG antibodies and suggests the possibility of certain gluten sensitive enteropathies such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Reference Range

Negative (0-14 U/mL)

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube, avoid hemolysis. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Store at 2-8?C up to 7 days. For longer storage freeze at -20?C.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
83516
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
53026-1

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