What is a tTG IgG Test?
The tTG IgG test checks the blood level of tTG IgG antibodies (t-Transglutaminase).
Why is a tTG IgG Test important?
tTG IgG antibodies are usually found in patients with celiac disease and are involved with destroying the intestinal villi. The IgG form of this antibody is particularly helpful in patients with an IgA antibody deficiency.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This tTG IgG 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.