Striational (Striated Muscle) antibodies
As a serological aid in the diagnosis of thymoma, especially in patients with onset of myasthenia gravis (MG) younger than 45 years.
As a screening test for MG in older patients, especially when tests for muscle AChR antibodies are negativ.
Serial measurements are useful in monitoring the efficacy of immunosuppressant treatment in patients with MG.
Serial measurements are useful after treatment of thymoma.
- Sample of blood serum
- We perform the test every Friday