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Voltage Gated Calcium Channel Antibodies

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PLEASE NOTE : This test is not covered by a Medicare rebate - a $120 fee will be sent to the patient involved.

Antibodies to VGCC are associated with Cerebellar ataxia and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS).

Alternate names:
Calcium Channel Ab, VGCC, Voltage gated Ca 2+
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
VGCC
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:

Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Monthly
Result Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Reference Interval:

<30 pM

Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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