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Muscle Specific Kinase Antibody

Ordering information:

This test is only indicated in cases where the Acetylcholine Receptor Antibodies are negative.

PLEASE NOTE this test is not covered by Medicare rebate.  The patient will be responsible for the cost of the test ($75,  or $50 if the patient is eligible for concession discount). 

YOU MUST PRINT OUT A COPY OF THE CONSENT FORM (click here) and have the patient sign to indicate they are prepared to cover the costs of the test.

 

Alternate names:
MUSK Ab
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
MUSK
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

PLEASE NOTE this test is not covered by Medicare rebate.  The patient will be responsible for the cost of the test ($75,  or $50 if the patient is eligible for concession discount). 

The request must be accompanied by the Consent Form (see 'Ordering Information' above). 

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:
  • Spin, separate serum and freeze.
Transport Instructions:
  • Transport Frozen

    Packed by certified Personnel.

External Laboratory:
Molecular Medicine Department, Concord Hospital
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