All samples should be in generally good condition, free from haemolysis and non-lipaemic
To assist in the diagnosis of Bullous Dermatosis skin diseases using indirect immunofluorescence.
Basement membrane (BP180) antibodies associated with pemphigoid.
Desmosome (desmoglein) antibodies associated with pemphigus.
Clinical correlation is required.
Clinical advice is available from the Immunology Medical Team at Derriford Hospital
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Specimen Labelling Procedure