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Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Antibodies

Blood Sciences Test


Clotted blood

Test Usage

Acetylcholine receptor antibodies are a highly sensitive and specific marker for generalised myasthenia gravis (80-90% sensitivity); up to 90% of generalised MG cases are AChR positive for AChR antibodies whilst in pure ocular MG up to 50% of patients are positive.


Referred test

Turnaround Time


Assayed By

This investigation is performed at the Immunology Department, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ


Specimen Labelling Procedure
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