Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Antibodies, Complete Profile

Additional Information:

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB4507

CPT Code(s):

83519(x3)

Specimen Requirements:

Specimen: Serum

Volume: 3 mL

Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection: Separate serum from cells within 45 minutes of collection. Send serum in plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions: Refrigerate (cool pack)

Use:

Diagnose myasthenia gravis (MG); monitor response to treatment of myasthenia gravis

Methodology:

AChR-binding assay and blocking antibody: radioimmunoassay (RIA); AChR-modulating antibody: cell culture based radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reported:

5 - 8 days