ENDOMYSIAL IgG ANTIBODIES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
Negative: <1:2.5

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeENDG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 Screen
86256 Titer, at an additional charge, if performed
LOINC Codes
49726-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory