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Desmoglein 1 and Desmoglein 3 Antibodies

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
DSGAB
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Reference Interval:

Desmoglein 1 Antibodies:     <=20 U/mL

Desmoglein 3 Antibodies:      <=20 U/mL

DSG-1 and DSG-3 antibodies are found in the pemphigus group of disorders,DSG-1 typical of pemphigus foliaceous,DSG-3 of mucosal predominant pemphigus vulgaris,and positivity for both antibodies is typical of mucocutaneous pemphigus vulgaris.

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Due to the batching process for transport , aliquot and freeze samples upon receipt .

External Laboratory:
ICPMR (Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research)
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