Acetylcholine receptor antibody in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis

Nicholson, G. A., McLeod, J. G., & Griffiths, Lyn R. (1983) Acetylcholine receptor antibody in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. Medical Journal of Australia, 2(7), pp. 334-337.

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Abstract

The acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibody assay has a key role in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. In this article, the role of AchR antibody assay in the diagnosis of ocular and generalized myasthenia gravis is reviewed, and compared to standard means of diagnosing the disease by clinical and electrophysiological methods.

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ID Code: 63149
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: 6621466
Keywords: cholinergic receptor, cholinergic receptor antibody, autoimmune disease, clinical article, diagnosis, etiology, human, immunoassay, muscle, myasthenia gravis, peripheral nervous system, Autoantibodies, Electrophysiology, Human, Myasthenia Gravis, Receptors, Cholinergic, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ISSN: 0025-729X
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1983 Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty. Ltd.
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2013 00:32
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2013 00:32

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