Cutaneous Direct Immunofluorescence, Biopsy
0092572
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CUTDIF
Methodology
Direct Immunofluorescence
(Direct Fluorescent Antibody Stain)
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-7 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Tissue, skin, or mucous membrane.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport epidermis/epithelium and dermis tissue (optimal 4-5 mm) in Michel's Media (ARUP supply #45462) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or call ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Formalin-fixed tissue.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 10 days; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
88346 x5
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0092571Cutaneous Direct IF, Biopsy6471-7
2010916EER Cutaneous Direct IF, Biopsy 
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Aliases
  • Bullous Disease
  • Chronic Bullous Disease
  • Cutaneous Herpetiformis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Lichen and Lichenoid
  • Linear IgA Bullous, Tissue
  • Lupus Erythematous, Tissue
  • Pemphigoid, Tissue
  • Pemphigus
  • Porphyria and Pseudoporphyria, Tissue
  • Skin Immunofluorescence
  • Urticaria

Performed at UUHC-Immunodermatology