Diagnostic Tests

ASCA (IgG + IgA) Inflammatory Bowel Disease Test

ANTIGENS / BIOMARKERS

Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ASCA IgG/IgA)

TURNAROUND-TIME (TAT)

5 Days

SKU / TEST CODE

ASCA

PROCEDURE / TECHNIQUE

ELISA

REFERENCE RANGE

• Negative <20 Units • Equivocal 20.1-24.9 Units • Positive ≥25 Units

SENSITIVIY / SPECIFICITY

TBD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATIONS

Mitogen’s ASCA test is for detecting anti-saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA) – both IgG and IgA antibodies. Developing antibodies to saccharomyces cerevisiae (commonly known as baker’s yeast) is part of the diagnostics for Crohn’s disease.

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