Voltage gated calcium
Voltage gated calcium channel antibodies are seen in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.
Suspected Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top), Gel SST (yellow top), Can also be performed on CSF|
|Sample volume||5-10 mL (2 mL serum); Please clearly state if calcium or potassium channels are also required|
|Turnaround time||28 days|
Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Department of Immunology at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.