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Test ID BLOD0481 Endomysial IgA Antibody SemiQuant

Specimen Type/Requirements

Gold top (Serum w/ gel) - Serum

Red top (Serum w/out gel) - Serum

 

This test requires its own frozen aliquot.

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume    1.0 mL   
Minimum Volume    0.5 mL   

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature    Not acceptable     
Refrigerated    7 days     
Frozen    greater than 7 days    preferred for transport   

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday and Thursday

Methodology

Staining of Rhesus Monkey Esophagus substrate by Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay for IgA Anti Endomysial Antibodies (EMA)

CPT

86255

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Sioux Falls

Analytic Time

1 - 4 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code  Result Code Description 
6418 Endomysial IgA