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Lab Test Dictionary

Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel (VGKC) Antibody, Serum (2004890)

Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay


Synonyms

VGKC Ab; VGKC complex; VGKC screen

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday

Standard TAT

1-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-8 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=72 Hours; Refrigerated=2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen=1 Month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Rejection Criteria

Plasma; Grossly lipemic; Icteric

Test Volume Required

4 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

83519


Revised

01-15-20

Initials

SL