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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTAA
Method

Indirect immunofluorescence

External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Serum is the preferred sample type.

EDTA and Lithium heparin samples may be used but these have not been validated by the slide manufacturer.

 

Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood (Red)
Paediatric Specimen0.5 mL clotted blood (Red)
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions200 uL serum (minimun) 1 mL serum (preferred)
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time2 - 3 days
Reference Interval

Reference range: Not detected.

Additional Information

Found in 60% of children with untreated coeliac disease. 30% of adult coeliac's and 25% of patients with dermatitis herpetiformis. Titre may fall following treatment. Antibodies may also be present with other inflammatory bowel disorders.

Further testing for TTG antibodies is suggested if clinically indicated.


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