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Test Code SP005 Indirect Immunofluorescence for Bullous Disorders, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory


Indirect Immunofluorescence

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Plain red top

Specimen Volume: Full tube

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen with patient’s first and last name, date of birth, Social Security number, date of draw, and type of specimen.

Forms: Surgical Pathology Tissue Exam Request in Special Instructions

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: 3 to 5 working days

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Note: Professional charges may be applied.

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:
Test performed in BJH Surgical Pathology.

Specimen Transport Temperature