|Mnemonic: ||[ACR StrMus Titn]|
|Name: ||Acetylcholine Receptor Antibodies, Striated Muscle Antibody and Titin Antibody|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells within one hour. |
Plasma is unacceptable.
Hemolyzed, lipemic or moderately icteric samples are unacceptable.
Frozen samples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2005639|
| Method: ||Multiple Methods|
--Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Ab
--Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Ab
--Striated Muscle IgG Ab Screen w/Titer
If Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Antibody result is greater than 0.4 nmol/L or Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Antibody result is greater than 26 percent, then Acetylcholine Receptor Modulating Antibody will be added. If Striated Muscle Ab is detected, then a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.