Deaminated gliadin Ab

Keywords: Deaminated gliadin antibody, Deaminated gliadin antibody IgG and IgA

Specimen:

5 mL blood in plain tube

Method:

Immunoassay

Reference Interval:

Method dependent

Application:

Diagnosis of Coeliac disease.

Interpretation:

IgG and to a lesser extent IgA to deaminated gliadin are more specific and sensitive tests for diagnosis of Coeliac disease than measurement of IgG and IgA to gliadin itself.

Reference:

Rashtak S et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008, 6: 426-32