Diagnostic Tests

Anti-Acetylcholine Receptor Test (AChR) / Myasthenia Gravis Test

ANTIGENS / BIOMARKERS

Anti-Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR)

TURNAROUND-TIME (TAT)

5 Days

SKU / TEST CODE

AChR

PROCEDURE / TECHNIQUE

ELISA

REFERENCE RANGE

Semi-Quantitative • Negative <0.4nmol/l • Borderline 0.40-0.50 nmol/l • Positive ≥0.50 nmol/l

SENSITIVITY / SPECIFICITY

TBD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATIONS

Mitogen’s Anti-Acetylcholine Receptor assay is an autoimmune diagnostic test that detects autoantibodies to acetylcholine receptor. Antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor are associated with myasthenia gravis. Acetylcholine receptor (AChR) is an important membrane protein that responds to the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.

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