Table 5

CD serology – Accreditation of laboratories.

Laboratory

Analyses

Accreditation Date

Number of serology tests

Accredited proportion*


Endomysial (IgA)

29-jan-98

6,755

95.5


Örebro

Gliadin (IgA)

29-jan-98

3,737

91.9


Transglutaminase (IgA)

19-dec-01

2,974

95.7


Karolinska Solna and Huddinge§

Endomysial (IgA)

1996

8,243

98.0#


Gliadin (IgA)

1995

28,422

95.7#


Transglutaminase (IgA)

2002

20,042

93.4#


Sahlgrenska and Östra Hospitals§

Endomysial (IgA)

1997

10,855

98.4#


Gliadin (IgA)

1997

17,426

72.2#


Transglutaminase (IgA)

12-jun-03

1,100

100.0


Lund and Malmö Hospitals§

Endomysial (IgA)

19-dec-96

18,884

91.9


Gliadin (IgA)

19-dec-96

14,910

79.5


Transglutaminase (IgA)

2001

2,268

99.8#


Uppsala

Gliadin (IgA)

1999

7,166

33.8#


Endomysial (IgA)

1999

3,470

65.1#


Transglutaminase (IgA)

1999

1,675

100#


*Proportion of IgA serology samples analyzed after accreditation date. IgG serology samples are not accredited in Sweden.

§Accreditation dates were the same for laboratories from the same university city/region (listed together above).

#When estimating the proportion of IgA CD serology samples analyzed after accreditation date, we have assumed that accreditation took place on the 1st of July the relevant year.

Ludvigsson et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2009 9:57   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-9-57

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