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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