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Test ID PNPAB Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Antibody, IgG, Serum

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial.

Useful For

Diagnosis of paraneoplastic pemphigus/paraneoplastic autoimmune multiorgan syndrome in the setting of erosive or lichenoid mucocutaneous disease

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Paraneoplastic Pemphigus, IgG Ab, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values


Day(s) Performed

Wednesday through Friday

Report Available

7 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PNPAB Paraneoplastic Pemphigus, IgG Ab, S 93233-5


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
61881 Paraneoplastic Pemphigus, IgG Ab, S 93233-5