Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Antiendomysial Antibodies

Test Name: Antiendomysial Antibodies
Alternate Name(s): EMA
Anti Mycelial
Laboratory: Core (all sites)
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: A minimum volume of 1 mL of serum is required for testing.

Note:
This test is not to be used for Celiac screening unless TTGAb negative and patient IgA deficient - Call the clinical biochemist at 77626 or biochemist on call, Monday to Friday 0800 to 1600 h for approval before ordering.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
25 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2010-01-25
Revised Date: 2020-06-22
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Immunofluorescence
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
EMA
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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