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Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody

Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
AChR (AChR-binding antibody, AChR-blocking antibody, and AChR-modulating antibody).

Common Use:
To assist in confirming the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (MG).

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Radioimmunoassay) AChR-binding antibody: Less than 0.4 nmol/L; AChR-blocking antibody: Less than 25% blocking; and AChR-modulating antibody: Less than 30% modulating.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425222/all/Acetylcholine_Receptor_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425222/all/Acetylcholine_Receptor_Antibody. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425222/all/Acetylcholine_Receptor_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425222/all/Acetylcholine_Receptor_Antibody.
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