Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation Profile

CPT: 83519; 86255
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Test Details

Test Includes

Acetylcholine receptor antibodies; antimuscle antibodies, quantitative

Methodology

Acetylcholine receptor antibodies: radioimmunoassay (RIA); antimuscle: indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

2 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection

If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Recently administered isotopes

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
234419 Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation 085904 AChR Binding Abs, Serum nmol/L 11034-6
234419 Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation 161216 Anti-striation Abs 5372-8

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