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Test ID: EMAT    
Endomysial Antibodies, IgA, Titer, Serum

Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference

Frozen sections of rhesus monkey esophagus substrate are overlaid with dilutions of patient's serum, incubated, covered with fluorescein-conjugated IgA antiserum, and interpreted with a fluorescence microscope.(Chorzelski TP, Beutner EH, Sulej J, et al: IgA anti-endomysium antibody: a new immunological marker of dermatitis herpetiformis and coeliac disease. Br J Dermatol. 1984;111:395-402; Kupascinska A, Zalewski T, Chorzelski TP, et al: Disease specificity and dynamics of changes in IgA class anti-endomysial antibodies in celiac disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1987;6:529-534)

PDF Report Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Performing Laboratory Location Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

Rochester