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Test Code LAB000 Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Antibody (IgG), Serum

Specimen Required


Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Useful For

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

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence

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

Report as positive or negative.

Negative in normal individuals.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

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 U.S. 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