Cutaneous Immunofluorescence Antibodies IgG

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • Soft Test Code:
  • MSOT
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 8052; CIFS
Alternate 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
Clinical Significance

Confirming a diagnosis of pemphigoid, pemphigus, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, or bullous lupus erythematosus
Monitoring therapeutic response in patients with pemphigus


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

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

Alternate Specimen

0.2 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

TransportAndStorage

14 days
Ambient
Refrigerated (preferred)
Frozen

Collection Instructions

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results


Methodology:
  • Indirect Immunofluorescence

Clinical Significance

Confirming a diagnosis of pemphigoid, pemphigus, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, or bullous lupus erythematosus
Monitoring therapeutic response in patients with pemphigus


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Mayo Laboratory
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Miscellaneous
Turn Around Time

5 to 10 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00913333


CPT Coding

88346, 88350