Endomysial IgA Autoantibodies, Reflex to Titer

Last Modified: 5/22/2019 2:44:00 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 days Ambient
21 days Refrigerated
21 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross Hemolysis; Grossly lipemic
Reference Range:

Endomysial Ab (IgA) Screen -
Endomysial Ab (IgA) Titer: <1:5 titer
Endomysial IgA Autoantibodies: < 1:10 titer

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: If Endomysial Antibody IgA Screen is positive, the antibody titer will be added on at an additional charge (Cpt - 86256)
Methodology: IFA
Clinical Significance: Endomysial autoantibodies are highly specific for gluten-sensitive enteropathies such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 6 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: ENDOT
EPIC Test Code: IMO406
Send Out Test Code: 15064
Alternate Test Names: Anti-Endomysial IgA; Endomysial Ab IgA
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86255, Reflex 86255 x 2

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