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Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody Reflexive Panel

Mnemonic:    [ACR Reflex]
Name:    Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody Reflexive Panel
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Severely lipmic or hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2001571
  Method:    RIA/Radioreceptor Assay/Flow Cytometry
Note:    Includes:
- Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Ab (ACETYLCHOL)
- Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Antibody (ACR BL AB)

If the Binding Antibody is >0.4 nmol/mL or the Blocking Ab is >15%, the Acylcholine Receptor Modulating Antibody will be added.