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T-Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody (IgG)

Order Code CH804
Turnaround Time 48-72 hrs
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Transport Tube

Preferred Specimens
2 mL Serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 7 days
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 30 days
Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic

Test Details
Clinical Significance

Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody (IgG) – Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody, IgG, is useful in diagnosing gluten-sensitive enteropathies, such as Celiac Sprue Disease, and an associated skin condition, dermatitis herpetiformis in patients who are IgA-deficient.

Reference Ranges

<15.0 U/mL Antibody Not Detected >=15.0 U/mL Antibody Detected

Alternative Names
Transglutaminase, Tissue Antibody IgG,tTG IgG