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Test ID: BP    
Bullous Pemphigoid, BP180 and BP230, IgG Antibodies, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

88874

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) BP180 and BP230 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay are sensitive, objective, and specific tests that should be considered as an initial screening test in the diagnosis of pemphigoid and its variants.

 

To compare these results with the standard serum test of indirect immunofluorescence utilizing monkey esophagus substrate.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

BP 180 and 230, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

BP180
BP230
Bullous Pemphigoid