Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Test Usage

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.

Reference Range *

BP180: <9.0 U (negative), > or = 9 U (positive); BP230: <9.0 U (negative), > or = 9 U (positive).

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
BPAB
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo BP (88874)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83516 x2
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