92628:VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL ANTIBODY

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92628:VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL ANTIBODY
Alias Names: VGCC
Methodology: Radiobinding Assay
Edit Date: 10/15/2009
Performed: Tuesday
Released: Within 10 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 83519-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube.
Handling: Centrifuge and immediately separate serum into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or frozen indefinitely.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 200 µL serum.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: This test is used to diagnose Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, as paraneoplastic syndrome associated with small-cell lung carcinoma.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; grossly lipemic or hemolyzed specimen.

Reference Range:
≤ 23,000 fmol/L