Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect antibodies for the ganglionic acetylcholine receptor.

Mnemonic

GANG ACHR

Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Performed

Tue

Reported

2-9 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min.: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma. Grossly lipemic, icteric, or hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month (avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval

Negative 0.0 - 8.4 pmol/L
Indeterminate 8.5 - 11.6 pmol/L
Positive 11.7 pmol/L or greater

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83519

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003019 Ganglionic Acetylcholine Receptor Ab 42233-7
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Aliases

Ganglionic Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody