Neuromyotonia Evaluation


Sunquest Code:NEUMYO  
Epic Code:LAB6917Epic Name:Neuromyotonia Evaluation
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:86255, 83519
Test Includes:CASPR2 and VGKC antibody tests
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Srum must be separated fro whole blood within 48 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:4727


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Detection of anti-voltage gated potassium channels (VGKC) and anti-CASPR2


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