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Test Catalog

Test ID: CELI    
Celiac Associated HLA-DQ Alpha 1 and DQ Beta 1 DNA Typing, Blood

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood ACD-B

Advisory Information

Cascade testing is recommended for celiac disease. Cascade testing ensures that testing proceeds in an algorithmic fashion. The following cascades are available; select the appropriate one for your specific patient situation.

-CDCOM / Celiac Disease Comprehensive Cascade: complete testing including HLA DQ

-CDSP / Celiac Disease Serology Cascade: complete testing excluding HLA DQ

-CDGF / Celiac Disease Gluten-Free Cascade: for patients already adhering to a gluten-free diet

To order individual tests, see Celiac Disease Diagnostic Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Yellow top (ACD solution B)

Specimen Volume: 6 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not transfer blood to other containers.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole Blood ACD-BRefrigerated (preferred)
 Ambient