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Test Directory / Skin Antibodies (indirect immunofluorescence) including epidermal antibodies, intracellular substance (ICS) and basement membrane (BM).

Skin Antibodies (indirect immunofluorescence) including epidermal antibodies, intracellular substance (ICS) and basement membrane (BM).

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TestSkin Antibodies (indirect immunofluorescence) including epidermal antibodies, intracellular substance (ICS) and basement membrane (BM).
Common AbbreviationsSK
ProfileN/A
Clinical IndicationBullous pemphigoid and pemphigus blistering skin diseases.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume5 ml
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
Stability14 days
Turnaround Time14 days
LaboratoryYork
Reference IntervalNegative or positive
LimitationsThe assay should not be performed on grossly haemolysed or grossly lipaemic samples. Only serum samples will be accepted
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