RETICULIN IGG ANTIBODY, with reflex

Code
000.0000
Name
RETICULIN IGG ANTIBODY, with reflex
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
86255; If indicated, add 86256
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44364
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Negative

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Clinical Significance

Reticulin IgG antibody is found in untreated gluten-sensitive enteropathic children and adults dermatitis herpetiformis and small bowel inflammation. The antibody titer may fall after removal of wheat gluten from the diet. The IgG antibody is less specific than the IgA reticulin antibody.

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