This is very specific and sensitive for coeliac disease and or dermatitis herpetiformis. Endomysial antibodies are of the IgA subclass.
Anti-endomysial antibody test:
- sensitivity: >= 90%
- specificity: >= 97%
- Scand. J. Gastro. 1994; 29(5):452.
- Rostom A et al. The diagnostic accuracy of serologic tests for celiac disease: a systematic review. Gastroenterology 2005;128:S38-46
Last reviewed 01/2018