P/Q Type Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel (VGCC) Antibody Test

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
CPT Codes: 83519 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the  reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma. Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot ASAP or within 2 hours of collection, 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship refrigerated
Stability:After separation from cells: 72 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92628


Reference Range:


0.0-24.5 pmol/L


24.6 tpo 45.6 pmol/L


45.7 pmol/L or greater



Use:Detection of antibodies to voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC).

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