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Celiac Panel

Test Name:Celiac Panel
Epic Order Code:LAB821  
CPT Code:83516, 86255
Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 4.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Tuesday-Saturday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: 2-4 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2 - 8° C within 5 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport at -20° C within 25 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:See patient report.
Additional Information:Panel includes Transglutaminase IgA, Reticulin IgA Ab, Endomysial IgA Ab Screen, Gliadin IgG Ab and Gliadin IgA Ab.