Detect the presence of circulating pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid antibodies in sera.
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL
Spin and separate
Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)
Intracellular antibodies are present in 85% to 90% of pemphigus patients and specific basement membrane antibodies are present in 70% to 80% of patients with bullous pemphigoid.