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Myasthenia Gravis Panel (Anti-AChR and MuSK), Serum/Plasma; test site LHSC

Test ID: MGP SP

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

ACHR Antibodies; AChRAb; MuSK Antibodies; MuSK Ab; Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody; Muscle Specific Tyrosine Kinase

Method

Fixed Cell-based Assay (CBA)

Report Includes

Anti-AChR-E CBA; Anti-AChR-G CBA; Anti-MuSK CBA; ACHRMUSK Antibody

Specimens

Serum;Plasma

Important Note: Myasthenia Gravis testing is available at multiple testing labs.
Non-interfaced clients should specify the Test ID MGP SP when ordering this test. Not doing so will cause processing delays while ICL ascertains which test you are requesting.

Clinical Utility

Antibodies associated with Myasthenia Gravis.

Test Location

London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London ON N6A 5A5

Specimen

Specimens

Serum;Plasma

Important Note: Myasthenia Gravis testing is available at multiple testing labs.
Non-interfaced clients should specify the Test ID MGP SP when ordering this test. Not doing so will cause processing delays while ICL ascertains which test you are requesting.

Collection Containers

Preferred

Gold top (clot activator & gel); Red top (no additive)

Acceptable

Lavender top (EDTA); Green top (lithium heparin); Blue top (3.2% buffered citrate)

Sample Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen.

Stability

Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen >14 days

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Fixed Cell-based Assay (CBA)

Turnaround Time

9 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Anti-AChR-E CBA
  • Negative
Anti-AChR-G CBA
  • Negative
Anti-MuSK CBA
  • Negative
ACHRMUSK Antibody Result
  • Interpretation

Test Location

London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London ON N6A 5A5

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
MGP SP 64533Anti-AChR-E CBA, Serum
64534Anti-AChR-G CBA, Serum
64535Anti-MuSK CBA, Serum
64536ACHRMUSK Antibody Result