Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Antibody

The Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Antibody test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by muscle weakness, most commonly due to autoantibody-mediated loss of functional acetylcholine receptors (AChR) in the neuromuscular junction. This assay aids in the differential diagnosis of MG-like muscle weakness, in differentiating between generalized MG and ocular MG, and in monitoring therapeutic response. If binding antibodies are negative, assays for blocking and modulating antibodies should be considered.

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Also known as: AChR Antibody, Muscle nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Binding Antibody, Myasthenia Gravis Antibodies

Acetylcholine Receptor

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