Specimen: 4 mL (2 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: MuSK antibodies have been detected in patients with Myasthenia gravis who are seronegative for Acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibodies. Antibodies to MuSK are present in 40% of AChR antibody negative patients. This assay is used to evaluate patient response to therapies for ongoing management.
Disease: Myasthenia gravis
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required