Voltage gated Calcium Channel Antibodies

Test investigation

Voltage gated Calcium Channel Antibodies

Laboratory offering test

Referral laboratory

Also known as/Frequency of test

VGCC, LEMS; Voltage gated Ca2+ Antibodies

Indications

The assay is positive in approximately 85% of patients with the Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome (with or without small cell lung carcinoma SCLC) and in about 30% of Cerebellar ataxia with SCLC.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

4 weeks