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Anti-Skin Antibodies

Alternative Names:Basement Membrane Zone
BMZ
Intercellular Substance
ICS
Basement Membrane Autoantibody
Anti-Skin Basement Membrane Antibodies
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:SKIN
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:9 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology
Additional Notes:

Reference Range: Not normally present

Previously an in-house test performed in Anatomical Pathology. Changed to a sendaway test as of 25/2/2013