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IMMUNOFLUORESCENT STUDIES

Synonym

C-3 - IgA - IgG - IgM - IF

Includes

C-3, IgA, IgG, IgM

Guidelines

Useful in the detection of immune complex diseases, i.e., lupus, pemphigus, etc. Call Pathology at (503) 944-7950 for more information.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Collection container with Michel's Transport Medium or clean collection container

Handling

Two 4 mm punch biopsy tissues in one of the following methods:
OPTION 1: Submit tissue in Michel's Transport Medium. Specimen should be left at room temperature. DO NOT FREEZE.
OPTION 2: Submit tissue in a clean, covered container. Deliver specimen on ice to the Surgical Pathology lab within 30 minutes.

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

24-36 hours

Referral Lab

OHSU

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:14 AM


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