Muscle-Specific Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Antibody


Sunquest Code:MUSKA  
Epic Code:LAB7017Epic Name:MUSK Antibody
Synonyms:MUSK Antibody
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:83519
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-13 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red or gold (gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2012420


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Diagnostic testing for patients with generalized or ocular myasthenia gravis and no detectable antibodies to acetylcholine receptor (AChR).


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