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TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE ANTIBODY, IgG
Number 698
CPT Code 83520
Alias TTG IGG
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Negative: <6 units/mL
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Limitations 

A negative result does not rule out celiac disease. The inclusion of the tTG IgG autoantibodies is important because it is not uncommon for celiac patients to be IgA deficient. Results of this assay should be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other serological tests.

Rejection Criteria 

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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