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Acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies

This is an important test to help diagnose myasthenia gravis.

Venous blood
1 tests included
5 days turnaround

£169.00

£149.00

About Acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies

What are acetylcholine receptor antibodies?

Acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies are proteins which reduce the communication between muscles and nerves. These autoantibodies not found in healthy people but are produced by the immune system of myasthenia gravis sufferers.

Myasthenia gravis an autoimmune condition since the immune system mistakenly attacks itself. Symptoms include drooping eyelids, blurred vision, impaired speech and weakness in fingers, arms and legs.

Why take the test?

This test measures the level of acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies in the blood and can be used to help diagnose myasthenia gravis.

What's tested

Immunology

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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