Muscle specific kinase antibodies

Alphabetical Test listing

Muscle specific kinase antibodies-994

  
Muscle specific kinase antibodies
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
AChR seronegative MG
Anti-MuSK
MG
MG antibodies
MuSK antibodies
Myasthenia Gravis
  
  • Diagnosis of muscle-specific kinase (MuSK) myasthenia gravis.
  • Secondary or reflex test to aid in the diagnosis of autoimmune myasthenia gravis when first-line tests (acetylcholine receptor antibodies) are negative.
  • Serial measurement of MuSK antibodies to monitor MuSK MG treatment as MuSK antibody titer correlate with disease severity.
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Allow a minimum clotting time of 30 to 60 minutes
  2. Spin within 2 hours of collection.
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

 

  
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen -14 days

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Lipemic sample
  
Esoterix Endocrinology (804600) via LabCorp (504600): R-NX
  
Th
  
8 - 13 days
  

Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay (RIPA)

  

< 1.0 U/mL

  
83519
  
Result 51716-9
  
05/24/2019
  
06/13/2019
  
05/19/2020