Order Code: C1407
Includes: Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody IgA; Total IgA
ABN Requirement: No
Volume: 2.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST, Tiger Top)
1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
2. Gently invert tube 10 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
4. Centrifuge at 1300 rcf for 10 minutes.
Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. shipping box.
Ambient (15-25°C): 72 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days
Frozen (-20°C): 30 days
Deep Frozen (-70°C): 30 days
Causes for Rejection: Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples; serum contaminated with bacteria; specimens containing heavy visible particles; heat inactivated samples; specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA) and Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Turn Around Time: 3 to 4 days
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Clinical Significance: This panel assists in differentiating celiac disease from other inflammatory bowel diseases and helps avoid progression of celiac disease, particularly in children, through early identification of gluten sensitivity.