Lab Results

Test Ordered to Confirm PV:

Lab Test Code: XPGUS:  Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence and
Lab Test Code: XPGOID:  Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

The Results on October 4, 2011: by the University of Utah Department of Dermatology

Cell Surface Pemphigus antibodies

IgG: Positive, titer 1: 320 (H) Monkey esophagus substrate
Positive, titer 1:80 (H) intact human skin substrate

ELISA Testing

IgG desmoglein 1 antibodies: 10 units
IgG desmoglein 3 antibodies: 57 units

Final Diagnosis:  Pemphigus Vulgaris
(ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 694.4)

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