Ordering Recommendation

Use to monitor disease in patients diagnosed with pemphigoid and increased IgG BP180 and/or BP230 antibody levels. For initial pemphigoid diagnosis that discriminates among immunobullous diseases and for assessment of disease progression/changes and intermittent monitoring, the Basement Membrane Zone Antibody Panel (3001410) or Immunobullous Disease Antibody Panel (3001409) is preferred. In a relevant clinical setting, consider Pemphigoid Gestationis, Complement-Fixing Basement Membrane Antibodies (Herpes Gestationis Factor) (0092283).

For more information about components, methodology, and specimen type, see the ARUP Immunobullous Disease Testing Comparison tool.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

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


Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Plasma.


Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely


Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay




3-11 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report

Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory


For specimens less than 0.5 mL, call the Immunodermatology Laboratory at (866) 266-5699.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

83516 x2


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0092568 Bullous Pemphigoid Antigens, IgG 57911-0
2010915 EER Bullous Pemphigoid Antigens, IgG
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  • BP 180 and BP 230
  • BP Antigen 1
  • BP Antigen 2
  • bullous pemphigoid
  • Bullous Pemphigoid (180 & 230) Antigens
  • bullous pemphigoid antigen 1 or BPAg1
  • bullous pemphigoid antigen 2 or BPAg2
  • collagen type 17
  • hemidesmosomal protein antibodies
  • hemidesmosome antibodies
  • herpes gestationis
  • NC16A
  • pemphigoid gestationis
  • pemphigoid variants, IgG BP 180 and BP 230
  • type XVII collagen, collagen type XVII
Bullous Pemphigoid (BP180 and BP230) Antibodies, IgG by ELISA