Product Information

Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody (ACHRAB® Assay) - RIA

Catalog-No.

RA001/25 or RA105/100
Radio Receptor Assay
for the Determination of
Autoantibodies against the Acetylcholin Receptor

Format

25 or 100 Determinations

Procedure

sample: 5 µl patient serum
first incubation: 2 hours at room temperature
second incubation: 30 min at room temperature or alternatively 2 - 20 hour at 2 - 8°C

Clinical Fields

Neurology, Immunology, Autoimmune Diseases

Diseases

Myasthenia gravis (ocular and generalized form)

Normal Value

Healthy blood donors  <0.15 nmol/l
patients with other autoimmune diseases <0.25 nmol/l
equivocal 0.25 - 0.4 nmol/l

Specificity

95-99 % of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis; 
55-70% of patients with ocular myasthenia gravis

Sensitivity

0.05 nmol/l bungarotoxin binding