Localization of immune deposits by “induced in vitro split.” Only Normal Biopsies

Category: Dermatopathology & Ocular Pathology
Test Code: 551
Disease: Autoimmune diseases
Methodology: Direct Immunofluorescence
CPT Code: 88346(x4)
Schedule / Turnaround Time: Report availability is within one week from the time of specimen receipt.
Specimen Requirements:

Place the biopsy specimen in the purple tube provided with Immco collection kits or in a tube containing Zeus/Michel’s fixative. Transport at room temperature.

Sample Stability:

Stable in appropriate solution at room temperature for 5 days.

Biopsy Site Selection: Take biopsy from a normal site.