MUSK Antibody Test in Ahmedabad
Anti-muscle-specific kinase (anti-MuSK) antibodies are autoantibodies, proteins produce by the immune system that mistakenly attack proteins called muscle-specific kinases.
An anti-MuSK antibody test may be ordered when you have signs and symptoms that suggest Myasthenia gravis and the result from an AChR antibody test is negative.
This test is performed for patients suspected of having Myasthenia gravis
Anti-muscle-specific kinase (anti-MuSK) antibodies are autoantibodies, proteins produce by the immune system that mistakenly attack proteins called muscle-specific kinases. This test detects these autoantibodies in the blood of people with myasthenia gravis (MG). Most people with MG have antibodies directed against the acetylcholine receptor (AChR antibodies). However, about 10% to 15% of people with MG do not have AChR antibodies. It is estimated that proportion of people with MG who are negative for AChR antibodies but positive for antibodies to MuSK range from about 6% to 50%. This condition is sometimes called MuSK MG.
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