Test Catalog

Test ID: BP    
Bullous Pemphigoid, BP180 and BP230, IgG Antibodies, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) BP180 and BP230 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay are sensitive, objective, and specific tests that should be considered as an initial screening test in the diagnosis of pemphigoid and its variants.

 

To compare these results with the standard serum test of indirect immunofluorescence utilizing monkey esophagus substrate.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

BP 180 and 230, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Bullous Pemphigoid
BP180
BP230