Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Anti-transglutaminase IgA Monitoring Algorithm

Synonyms
Transglutaminase IgA Monitoring Algorithm
TTG IgA Monitoring Algorithm
Celiac Monitoring Algorithm

CMH Lab Section
Immunology

Specimen Requirements
3 mL red with gold ring (gel)

Availability
Initial testing in algorithm is batched. Testing is done Monday through Friday.

Turn Around Time
3-5 days

Special Instructions
This algorithm is to be used for patients who have already been diagnosed with celiac disease

Algorithm: IgA level
If level is: ≤7 mg/dL then: anti-Deaminated Gliadin IgG
If level is: >7 mg/dL then: anti-tTG IgA

Some testing in this algorithm is done as Sendout testing.

Methodology
Nephelometry & ELISA

Ranges
see report

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