Test Catalog

Test ID: GASCA    
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Antibody, IgG, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Helping clinicians distinguish between ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease in patients suspected of having inflammatory bowel disease by identifying Saccharomyces cerevisiae IgG antibody.

 

Measurement of anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA) and neutrophil-specific antibodies (NSA) are not useful to determine the extent of disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease or to determine the response to disease-specific therapy including surgical resection of diseased intestine.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ab, IgG, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ASCA (Saccharomyces cerevisiae Antibody)
Celiac Disease
Saccharomyces cerevisiae