EMA

Test investigation

EMA

Laboratory offering test

Referral laboratory

Also known as/Frequency of test

Coeliac disease antibodies, Ttg, endomysial antibody

Indications

Confirmatory test for positive tTg results it has a 70 - 90 percent sensitivity and 90 - 100 percent specificity. NB positive results also seen in dermatitis herpetiformis.

Comments precautions

Referred outside of EPA.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 weeks

Reference intervals

Negative