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SKIAB / 082545L
CUTANEOUS IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test Code SKIAB / 082545L 
Test CUTANEOUS IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE ANTIBODIES, SERUM 
Methodology Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA) 
Description Useful in detecting the presence of circulating pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid antibodies in sera. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.4 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) serum in a plastic screw-capped vial at ROOM TEMPERATURE. 
Reference Values Negative < 1:10 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86255