ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR MODULATING ANTIBODIES

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Lipemic, hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Radiobinding Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
<32% binding inhibition

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-10 days
Test CodeACHMD
CPT-4 Code (s)
83519
LOINC Codes
11562-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory