Immunofluorescence

CPT CODES: 88346, 88347

SYNONYMS:

IF

TEST INCLUDES:

IgA, IgG, IgM, IgE, C3, C1q, Fibrin, light chains

DEPARTMENT:

Surgical Pathology

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

This study is usually available with consult from the Surgical Pathologist. All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date of birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday,  7am-5pm, All other times available by Pathologists/Pathology Resident on call.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Special Handling is required. Specimen must be processed immediately following biopsy. Formalin fixed tissue is not acceptable. Hand delivery directly to the lab, UH Room 2642

REFERENCE RANGE: N/A