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

Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A) is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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

Rationale
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 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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A)." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425482/all/Antigliadin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_G_and_Immunoglobulin_A___Antiendomysial_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A___and_Antitissue_Transglutaminase_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A_.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A). Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425482/all/Antigliadin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_G_and_Immunoglobulin_A___Antiendomysial_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A___and_Antitissue_Transglutaminase_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A_. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A). In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425482/all/Antigliadin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_G_and_Immunoglobulin_A___Antiendomysial_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A___and_Antitissue_Transglutaminase_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A_
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antigliadin Antibody (Immunoglobulin G and Immunoglobulin A), Antiendomysial Antibody (Immunoglobulin A), and Antitissue Transglutaminase Antibody (Immunoglobulin A) [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425482/all/Antigliadin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_G_and_Immunoglobulin_A___Antiendomysial_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A___and_Antitissue_Transglutaminase_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A_.
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