Cutaneous Immunofluorescence Antibodies IgG

Last Modified: 3/13/2017 10:58:33 AM

Specimen Requirements:

0.2 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 14 days
Refrigerated (preferred)
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis; Lipemic; Icterus
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Results
Methodology: ICS & BMZ Antibodies
Clinical Significance: Confirming a diagnosis of pemphigoid, pemphigus, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, or bullous lupus erythematosus
Monitoring therapeutic response in patients with pemphigus
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 10 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Mayo Laboratory
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 8052; CIFS
Alternate Test Names: Basement Membrane Antibodies; Bullous Lupus Erythematosis; Bullous Pemphigoid; Cicatricial Pemphigoid; CII, Serum; Circulating IgG Basement Membrane Zone Antibody; Circulating Intercellular Ab Study; Cutaneous Immfluor. Ab, S (IgG); Cutaneous Skin Ab; Epidermal Cell Surface Antibody; Epidermal Fluorescence Antibody; Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita; Epithelial Antibody; Herpes gestationis; IMF - Epidermal Fluorescent Ab; Indirect Immunofluorescence; Intercellular Substance Antibody; Lupus Erythematosus (LE); Paraneoplastic Pemphigus; Pemphigoid; Skin Basement Membrane Antibodies; Split-Skin Assay
CPT Coding: 88346, 88350

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