Antibodies, Gliadin (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Endomysial (Immunoglobulin A), Tissue Transglutaminase (Immunoglobulin A)

Antibodies, Gliadin (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Endomysial (Immunoglobulin A), Tissue Transglutaminase (Immunoglobulin A) is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Endomysial antibodies (EMA), gliadin deamidated peptide (IgG and IgA) antibodies, tTG.

Common Use:
To assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of gluten-sensitive enteropathies that may damage intestinal mucosa.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube. Some genetic test methods utilize samples of saliva or buccal swabs (cells collected from the inside lining of the cheek).

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay [ELISA] for gliadin antibody and tissue transglutaminase antibody; indirect immunofluorescence for endomysial antibodies)

Conventional Units
IgA and IgG gliadin antibodyLess than 20 units
Tissue transglutaminase antibodyLess than 20 units
Endomysial antibodiesNegative

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