86735:VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL (VFCC) ANTIBODY

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86735:VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL (VFCC) ANTIBODY
Methodology: Radiobinding Assay
Edit Date: 4/5/2010
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: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or indefinitely frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 200 µL serum
Transport: Frozen.
Comments: This test is used to diagnose Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a paraneoplastic syndrome associated with small-cell lung carcinoma.
Rejection Criteria: Grossly lipemic or hemolyzed specimen; plasma.

Reference Range:
23,000 fmol/L or less