Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Antibody Screen


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Codes: 88347 x5
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92107


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Confirm diagnosis of paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP).


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