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Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody

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Serum, NA, Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

sample requiredSample Required:

Blood sample collected from a vein.

test timeTest Time:

The test is usually performed within a few hours after the blood sample is collected.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range:

The normal range of acetylcholine receptor antibody levels varies by laboratory, but typically a negative result is considered normal.

what is the testWhat is the Test?

The acetylcholine receptor antibody test is used to detect the presence of antibodies that target the acetylcholine receptors on the surface of muscle cells. It is primarily ordered to diagnose myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder.

test procedureTest Procedure:

A healthcare professional will draw a blood sample from a vein, usually from the arm. The sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis.

when to take the testWhen to Take the Test:

The test may be ordered when a person shows symptoms of myasthenia gravis, such as muscle weakness and fatigue that worsens with activity and improves with rest.

who should take this testWho Should Take This Test:

Individuals who are suspected of having myasthenia gravis or other related autoimmune disorders.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases (Pregnancy etc.):

Pregnant women should consult their healthcare provider before taking this test.


Q1: What is myasthenia gravis?

A: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the neuromuscular junction, causing muscle weakness and fatigue.

Q2: Why is this test important for myasthenia gravis diagnosis?

A: The presence of acetylcholine receptor antibodies is a key diagnostic marker for myasthenia gravis, helping to confirm the diagnosis.

Q3: How is the blood sample collected for this test?

A: A healthcare professional will use a needle to draw a blood sample from a vein, usually in the arm.

Q4: Are there any risks associated with the test?

A: The test involves a standard blood draw, which carries minimal risks, such as slight bruising or infection at the puncture site.

Q5: Can this test be used to monitor myasthenia gravis treatment?

A: Yes, the test may be ordered periodically to monitor the effectiveness of treatment and disease progression in individuals with myasthenia gravis.

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