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ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR PANEL
Number 3241
CPT Code 83519
Alias ACHR, MYASTHENIA GRAVIS EVALUATION
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range 
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 3 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 7 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

RIA

Limitations 

False positives can occur in patients with serum drawn within 48 hours of administration of general anesthesia and muscle relaxants. Antibodies to α-bungarotoxin may sometimes be found in patients treated with snake venom. Recently administered radioisotopes may interfere with the assay in unpredictable ways. Acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies are not typically found in congenital myasthenia gravis.

Rejection Criteria 

Specimen contaminated with anticoagulants, chylous serum

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR PANEL, MODULATING, BLOCKING, BINDING, RECEPTOR, ACHR

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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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