Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

14471

GI Distress Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
  • Microbially Contaminated
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (ImmunoCAP)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82785
  • 83516x4
  • 86003x12
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Reference Ranges for tTG IgG and IgA:
< 7.0 U/mL Negative
7.0 - 10.0 U/mL Equivocal
> 10.0 U/mL Positive

Reference Ranges for Gliadin IgG and IgA:
< 7.0 U/mL Negative
7.0 - 10.0 U/mL Equivocal - Repeat testing in 4-6 weeks
> 10.0 U/mL Positive

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with at least one test in this panel and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 80006 - PEANUT
  • 80008 - WALNUT
  • 80022 - HAZEL NUT
  • 80005 - FISH, COD
  • 80010 - SHRIMP
  • 80009 - SCALLOP
  • 80001 - MILK, COWS
  • 80003 - SOYBEAN
  • 80004 - WHEAT
  • 80020 - SESAME SEED
  • 80002 - EGG WHITE
  • 80056 - GLUTEN
  • 2727 - TISSUE TRANSG.IgG
  • 2752 - TISSUE TRANSG.IgA
  • 2726 - GLIADIN (DGP)-IgG
  • 2725 - GLIADIN (DGP)-IgA
  • 2274 - IMMUNOGLOBULIN E
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