VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL (VGCC) ANTIBODY

Mnemonic

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Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Plain red

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma. Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens.

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely

Testing Information

Method

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP 0092628

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative 0.0 to 24.5 pmol/L Indeterminate 24.6 to 45.6 pmol/L Positive 45.7 pmol/L or greater

CPT Codes

83519

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:34 AM