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Basement Membrane Zone Antibody Panel
3001410
Ordering Recommendation

Initial diagnostic panel for skin and mucous membrane disorders that present with blistering, erosions, eczema, pruritus, and/or urticaria from suspected basement membrane zone antibody-associated disease (eg, bullous pemphigoid, pemphigoid variants, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, linear IgA bullous dermatosis, and linear IgA disease variants). Order concurrently with Cutaneous Direct Immunofluorescence, Biopsy (0092572) for initial diagnosis. Use for disease monitoring with semiquantitative antibody assessments and tracking.

Mnemonic
BMZ AB PAN
Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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. Plasma 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report

Note
For specimens less than 0.5 mL, call the Immunodermatology Laboratory at (866) 266-5699.
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3001664Basement Membrane Zone Ab Panel
3001667EER Basement Membrane Zone Ab Panel
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