Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Test Name:
ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR MODULATING ANTIBODY - (S)
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
This assay is most useful as a second-order test for myasthenia gravis when the assay for acetylcholine receptor binding antibodies is negative.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Blood: 7.0 mL
Pediatric Blood: 3.5 mL


Serum: 2.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 1.4 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
0 - 20% (Reported as ____% loss of AChR)
Availability:
Within 2 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
Send specimen frozen. If acetylcholine receptor binding antibodies has not been performed at Mayo Lab, it will be performed and charged separately.
Mayo test code:  MGRM
Serum Tube(s), with or without barrier gel - Full Tube Collection
Manufacturer: Greiner or Becton Dickinson

Catalogue #: Greiner: 057352 BD: 367988 or 366430