Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A)


Endomysial antibodies (EMA), gliadin deamidated peptide (IgG and IgA) antibodies, tTG.

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

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for gliadin antibodies (IgA and IgG) and tissue transglutaminase antibodies (IgA and IgG): Negative; indirect immunofluorescence for endomysial antibodies: Negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

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