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Test ID: TTGA    
Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA, Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82587

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating patients suspected of having celiac disease, including patients with compatible clinical symptoms, patients with atypical symptoms, and individuals at increased risk (family history, previous diagnosis with associated disorder, positivity for HLA DQ2 and/or DQ8)

 

Screening test for dermatitis herpetiformis, in conjunction with endomysial antibody test

 

Monitoring adherence to gluten-free diet in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Celiac Disease Comprehensive Cascade

-Celiac Disease Diagnostic Testing Algorithm

-Celiac Disease Gluten-Free Cascade        

-Celiac Disease Routine Treatment Monitoring Algorithm

-Celiac Disease Serology Cascade

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Tissue Transglutaminase Ab, IgA, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Celiac Disease
Coeliac Disease
Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG)
Tissue Transglutaminase Ab IgA
Transglutaminase(tTG)