Celiac Disease is characterized by gluten intolerance leading to a chronic malabsorptive disorder due to inflammation of the intestinal mucosa and flattening of the epithelium. Several studies have demonstrated that the target endomysial antigen in IgA anti-gliadin and anti-reticulin assays has been identified as the calcium dependent, protein cross-linking, enzyme tissue transglutaminase.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Immunoassay Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic