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ANTI-DEAMIDATED GLIADIN PEPTIDE (DGP) IgG

Synonym(s):

DGP

Description

Indications

​Anti-tTG IgG and anti-DGP IgG should be performed in patients in whom low IgA or selective IgA deficiency is identified.
Anti-DGP (IgA and IgG) should be combined with the anti-tTG IgG test when screening children <2 years of age for Celiac disease.

Specimen Required

​3 mL plain blood

Storage and Transport

Method

​ELISA Immunoassay

Test Results

​Reported numerically

Reference Interval / Value

​<10 U/mL Negative
> =10 U/mL Positive

Turnaround Time

​Range 2 to 3 working days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Mondays to Fridays

Remarks

​Diagnostic testing should be done with patients on gluten-containing diets.

Change History Notes

  • 29 Feb 2016 02:00 PM

    New test available w.e.f 1 March 2016

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