EB classification Hereditary Epidermolysis Bullosa Classification (Collagen IV, Cytokeratin, Collagen VII, laminin)
|Schedule / Turnaround Time:||Report availability is within one week from the time of specimen receipt.|
The red and purple tubes provided with Immco collection kits contain a holding solution for immunofluorescence specimens. A biopsy from a Lesional or Perilesional site should be placed in the red tube and a biopsy from a normal site should be placed in the purple tube. If these tubes are unavailable, submit specimen in Zeus/Michel’s fixative. Transport at room temperature.
Stable in appropriate solution at room temperature for 5 days.
|Biopsy Site Selection:||Take biopsy from a normal or induced lesion on normal skin.|