Immunofluorescence: Indirect, Blood

Methodology: 
Indirect immunofluorescence
Performed: 
Monday - Friday
Reported: 
5 - 7 days
Use: 

This test is used to identify specific antigens or antibodies.

Result: 
Interpretive report
Specimen Requirements: 
  • Blood: One 5 mL plain red-top tube
  • Serum: Serum separator tube and 2 mL of serum at 20° - 25° C. (Minimum: 0.5 mL)

To obtain an immunofluorescence kit and detailed collection instructions, contact UF Health Pathology Laboratories' Client Services Department at 888.375.LABS (5227).

Stability (collection to initiation of testing):
  • Ambient: 4 days
  • Refrigerated: 3 months
  • Frozen: Indefinitely
CPT Code (s): 

88347

Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 93160

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