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Overview

The ASKA Skeletal (Striated), Muscle Antibody test, is used to diagnose Myasthenia Gravis. 

What is ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody?

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune neurological disease, which exhibits muscle fatigue and inactivity, mainly involuntary muscles. ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle antibody test evaluates the levels of abnormal antibodies in the patient’s serum.1

Why is ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody suggested?

An ASKA Skeletal (Striated), Muscle Antibody test, is ordered by the doctor if the patient exhibits the following signs and symptoms:2

  • Trouble in talking.
  • Trouble using stairs or lifting objects.
  • Paralysis of the face.
  • Breathing problems due to muscle weakness.
  • Problems in chewing or swallowing.
  • Tiredness.
  • Hoarse voice.
  • Drooping eyelids.
  • Double vision.

How is ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody performed?

The ASKA Skeletal (Striated), Muscle Antibody test, is done by in the following way:2

  • A small sample of blood (about 2 ml) is drawn from the patient’s arm.
  • The sample is sent to the laboratory for analysis.

This is how an ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody test is done.

What are the parameters measured in ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody?

The ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody test analyses the blood serum for the presence of autoimmune antibodies.

Preparation before performing ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody

Their patient should inform the doctor about any medications he or she is taking or any allergies he or she has. 

Post-care after ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody

There is no post-care necessary after ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody test.

Sample types in ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody

The sample type in ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody test is:

  • Blood

Side effects/risks of ASKA Skeletal (Striated) Muscle Antibody

The ASKA Skeletal (Striated), Muscle Antibody test, has no known side effects or risks.

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