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Test Code EMAS ENDOMYSIAL IgA AB

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Red top

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect blood from venipuncture.  Fill red top tube completely and transport to UCMC.  If transport is >2hrs. refrigeration is required.

UCMC Collection Instructions

Collect blood from venipuncture.  Fill red top tube completely and send to laboratory.

Availability

Monday through Friday

Turnaround Time

3 to 5 days

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Usage

Celiac Disease

Test Methodology

Indirect Immunofluorescence (IFA)

CPT Code

86255

Test Includes

Endomysial titer (EMAT) will be measured automatically (at additional charge) if Endomysial IgA AB is >5.

Reference Range

Anti-Endomysial titer < 5

Minimum Volume

2 mL

Fee Code

30686255