Anti AChR antibody: Relevance to diagnosis and clinical aspects of myasthenia gravis

R. Mantegazza, D. Pareyson, F. Baggi, P. Romagnoli, D. Peluchetti, A. Sghirlanzoni, F. Cornelio

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Abstract

227 sera from myasthenic patients were tested for the presence of anti-AChR antibodies (anti-AChR Abs) by mean of a fetal calf receptor (Fc-AChR); 73.5% of cases proved positive with this method. Significant correlations were found between presence of anti-Fc-AChr Abs and various clinical aspects such as: clinical stage and duration of disease; moreover significantly higher than the median titers were found among younger patients (i.e. age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-145
Number of pages5
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1988

Keywords

  • anti-AChR antibodies
  • autoimmunity
  • Myasthenia gravis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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