Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Pemphigus/Pemphygoid Antibodies

Test Name: Pemphigus/Pemphygoid Antibodies
Alternate Name(s): Anti Skin Antibodies
Skin Antibodies
Laboratory: Core (all campuses)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: 0.5pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.

Separate serum ASAP.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Daily
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
8 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-06-24
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or microbially contaminated specimens may interfere with the performance and should be documented.
Comments: Dilutions
1:20 to 1:160
Method of Analysis: Indirect immunofluorescence
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Intercampus - Ship via routine or stat specimen transport. Serum can be stored for up to 4 days at 2-8oC. For longer storage, store at -20oC.

Do not ship after 1500 h.

Store at 2-8o and ship ASAP (Monday to Friday only).

Intercity - Freeze and store serum samples at -20oC. Ship on ice packs. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
System Codes: 
Cerner
ASKIN
 
Referred To: LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Service

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