Deamidated Gliadin IgA Panel : 1016412

Test Code
GLDAB or 1016412

Alias/See Also
Gliadin, Deamidated IgA; Celiac Disease; Coeliac Disease; Gliadin Antibodies IgA; Gliadin IgA, Serum



CPT Codes
83516

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 0.5 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 4 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Setup Schedule
Monday & Thursday

Report Available
1-4 days

Limitations
This FDA approved test is a semi-quantitative measurement of IgA. The numeric result may not correlate with state or severity of disease.

Reference Range
For Gliadin Deamidated IgA:
Negative:  less than 20 U/mL
Positive: greater than or equal to 20 U/mL

Clinical Significance
Celiac disease (CD) is a life-long condition in which the ingestion of gluten leads to chronic inflammation and damage of the small intestinal mucosa. When used in conjuction with clinical symptoms and history, tests for antibodies may be useful in screening for CD or aid in monitoring adherence to a gluten-free diet.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.