Pemphigus Antibody Panel - Epithelial Cell Surface Antibodies and Desmoglein 1 and Desmoglein 3 Antibodies, IgG
0090650
Ordering Recommendation
Preferred panel for monitoring patient with pemphigus (including pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus) and confirmed IgG cell surface antibodies. To screen for suspected pemphigus, order concurrently with Pemphigoid Antibody Panel (0092001) and perilesional skin biopsy for direct immunofluorescence (0092572).
Mnemonic
PEMPHI PAN
Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-9 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
For specimens less than 0.5 mL, call the Immunodermatology Laboratory at (866) 266-5699.
CPT Code(s)
88347 x2; 83516 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0090651Pemphigus Antibody Panel, IgG
2010913EER Pemphigus Antibody Panel, IgG
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Performed at UUHC-Immunodermatology