What is a tTG IgA Test?
The tTG IgA test checks the blood level of tTG IgA antibodies (t-Transglutaminase).
Why is a tTG IgA Test important?
tTG IgA antibodies are usually found in patients with celiac disease and are involved with destroying the intestinal villi. The IgA form of this antibody is made in the small intestine which makes it useful for detecting celiac disease.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This tTG IgA Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.