82784 (IgA) with additional codes for reflexes 83516×2-4
EXPECTED TURNAROUND TIME
(TAT is the interval starting when a specimen and order are received in the laboratory and ends with release of the test result.) In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary. In the event that reflex testing is performed TAT turnaround times can be extended.
IgA; Gliadin IgA Ab; Tis.Transglut.Ab IgA
Gold top tube (SST)
Plasma, severely lipemic, contaminated, hemolyzed specimens and other body fluids are unacceptable.
SPECIMEN PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS
Allow specimen to clot for 20-30 minutes and then centrifuge. If using a non-gel barrier tube, separate serum into a transport tube and refrigerate.
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