What is the Endomysial Antibody IgG test?
The circulating IgG endomysial antibodies are present in 70% to 80% of patients with dermatitis herpetiformis or celiac disease, and in nearly all such patients who have high-grade gluten-sensitive enteropathy, and are not adhering to a gluten-free diet.
When is the Endomysial Antibody IgG test recommended?
It is recommended:To diagnose celiac disease when symptoms of the disease appear, which include abdominal pain, chronic irregular bowel movements, flatulence, blood in the stool, anemia, fatigue, joint pain, weight loss, etc.To assess the efficacy of a gluten-free diet in patients diagnosed with Celiac disease who are on such a diet.To screen the people with blood relatives who have already been diagnosed with Celiac disease.
What does it measure?
The Endomysial Antibody IgG test: Establishes the diagnosis of celiac disease. A positive result must be confirmed through a biopsy of the small intestine.Endomysial Antibody IgG is a type of autoantibody that is produced by the body in response to celiac disease, which is an autoimmune disease that affects the gut.Analyzes the Endomysial IgG antibodies for the diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease.Monitors adherence to a gluten-free diet in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Endomysial Antibody IgG test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Endomysial Antibody IgG test in Mumbai is Rs. 3500.
How often should I get the Endomysial Antibody IgG test?
The Endomysial Antibody IgG test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Endomysial Antibody IgG test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Endomysial Antibody IgG test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Endomysial Antibody IgG test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Endomysial Antibody IgG test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you
Why should I book an Endomysial Antibody IgG test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!