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VGKC Associated Proteins (LGI1 and CASPR2) Antibodies, Serum

Test ID: VGKCBCN S

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Aliases/Synonyms

Anti-voltage-gated potassium channel associated protein; Anti-voltage gated potassium channel associated proteni; Voltage gated potassium channel associated protein antibodies

Method

Fixed cell-based assay

Report Includes

LGI1 Ab; CASPR2 Ab

Specimens

Serum
Requisition: The specimen should be submitted with this ICL-BC Neurology requisition.

Test Location

BC Neuroimmunology Lab, Room S-157, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 2B5

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Specimen

Specimens

Serum
Requisition: The specimen should be submitted with this ICL-BC Neurology requisition.

Collection Containers

SST (Gold Top)

Sample Volume

5 ml

Minimum Volume

1 ml

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen (preferred).

Stability

Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 30 days

Additional Stability Information

If the specimen thaws, it is unsuitable for analysis.

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Fixed cell-based assay

Turnaround Time

10 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
LGI1
CASPR2

Test Location

BC Neuroimmunology Lab, Room S-157, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 2B5

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
VGKCBCN S 64746LGI1
64747CASPR2

Test Version

15-Jun-2023