Test directory: Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Adult

Ordering Code5162
Test NameMyasthenia Gravis (MG), Adult
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient should have no general anesthetic or muscle-relaxant drugs in the previous 24 hours.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 3 Days
Refrigerated: 28 Days
Frozen: 28 Days
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyARBI, ARMO, GANG, GD65S, VGKC: Radioimmunoassay (RIA),
STR: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab Mayo Medical Lab

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
ACh Receptor Binding AbALLSee report.
ACh Receptor Modulating AbALLSee report.
Striational Ab, SALLSee report.