Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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GLIADIN (DEAMIDATED) IGA ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2356         Geisinger Epic ID: 26878

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 8 hours) and frozen specimens also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen stability exceeded; specimen grossly hemolyzed.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
< 20 CU.
CPT code(s):
83520
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Deamidated gliadin IgA antibody.
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Gliadin IgA AB
Gliadin IgA Antibody
GLIADA
Clinical significance:
Gliadin IgA antibodies are detected in patients with gluten-sensitive enteropathies such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
   
Review Date: 12/03/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Five days per week, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No
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