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ID:133 Muscle (Striated) antibodies
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DescriptionAutoantibodies to striated/skeletal muscle.
Indication
Additional InfoStriated muscle antibodies often coexist with acetylcholine receptor antibodies.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationFound in 25-40% of patients with Myasthenia Gravis. The presence of striated muscle antibodies in myasthenia suggests the presence of thymoma.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Weekdays

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:30:54. Published By BD on 14/09/2017 14:30:54.