Test Catalog

Test

Code
F049
Name
DESMOGLEIN 1 AND DESMOGLEIN 3 ANTIBODIES IN PEMPHIGUS IGG
Notes
Description
Also known as: DESMO, F049
Orderable Code: F049
Test Contains (LOINC): Desmoglein 1 and 3 Antibodies IgG (19146-0), EER Desmoglein 1 and 3 Antibodies IgG (11526-1)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: Plain (Red Top) Tube or Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume: 2.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions
Transfer 2 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely
Unsuitable Specimen: Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Plasma
TESTING
Frequency: Varies
Expected Turn Around: 5 – 10 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: ARUP
Referral Lab Code: 0090649
CPT: 83516 X 2
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Notes: Please submit patient history using the following form: http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pdf/191 Prior Authorization Required
Billing Status: Prior Authorization Required