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Muscle-Specific Kinase (MuSK) Autoantibody, Serum (MUSK)

Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)


Synonyms

Musk Ab; Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

LAB07856

Lab Test Days

Tuesday and Thursday; A.M.

Standard TAT

3-10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 28 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

83519


Revised

09-11-17

Initials

SL