Herpes Gestationis Factor (Complement-Fixing Basement Membrane Zone Antibody IgG)
0092283
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
HG FACTOR
Methodology
Quantitative Indirect Immunofluorescence
Performed
Varies
Reported
5-8 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).  
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
The methodology is indirect immunofluorescence (IFA) of serum on human split skin substrate for detection of complement-fixing (herpes gestationis factor) and non-complement-fixing IgG basement membrane zone antibodies. For specimens less than 0.5 mL, call the Immunodermatology Laboratory at (866) 266-5699.
CPT Code(s)
88347 x3; 83516
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0092284Herpes Gestationis Factor Ab IgG45179-9
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Performed at UUHC-Immunodermatology