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Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody IgA Test

Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody IgA Test

also known as: TTG Antibodies IgA ELISA Blood, Tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies IgA, TTG Antibodies IgA

Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody or TTGA - IgA is a single effective test to diagnose Celiac Disease. This disease is characterized by unwarranted response to gluten in the diet. Gluten is a protein found in food grains like wheat, rye, barley etc. the body releases antibodies if gluten is ingested. The antibodies IgA are especially linked to celiac disease. The presence of these antibodies causes inflammation of the small intestine and causes damage to the internal wall of the intestines. The damage to the internal walls of the intestine leads to issues like mal absorption, and consequently lead to malnutrition. The TTGA – IgA detects the presence of IgA class of antibodies in the blood.

It is a single time blood test, and the physician will give all the information regarding preventions to be taken before the test. Generally a person who has not been diagnosed with the Celiac disease should carry on a gluten diet for some weeks before the test, otherwise no special preparation is needed.

The blood collection for Aarogyam 1.1 can be performed at a lab or at a clinic.
A vein is selected for drawing blood Evaluation of patients with Celiac Disease, or patients showing strong clinical symptoms as well as anomalous symptoms of Celiac Disease and individuals at high risk, showing strong family history.
Checking for Duhring’s disease
Monitoring promptness in adhering to gluten free diet in patients.
nd a tourniquet is secured above the vein.
The skin is cleaned using a pad soaked in alcohol.
A needle is inserted into the vein and blood is collected in two or three tubes.
The tubes are labeled with your name or ID and then send to the laboratory for testing.

A minimum of 0.4ml of blood sample needs to be collected. The blood sample is collected from the vein of the forearm using a needle and syringe The area from which the sample is to be taken is first sanitized using an alcohol swab. A needle is then inserted on the vein and blood is collected. After the blood is collected the technician will ask you to apply pressure on that place. The discomfort caused by the test is temporary and goes away soon.

3.5ml gold top tube
Type Gender Age-Group Value
Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody IgA
All age groups
Rs600- Rs3500

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