Antiskin Autoantibodies, Quantitative
Cutaneous Immunofluorescence, Indirect
Detect the presence of circulating pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid antibodies in sera. Intracellular antibodies are present in 85% to 90% of pemphigus patients and specific basement membrane antibodies are present in 70% to 80% of patients with bullous pemphigoid
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Bacterial contamination; lipemia