Edrophonium test

Edrophonium test

(Science: investigation) a test used to measure the amount of antibodies to acetylcholine receptors on nerve endings. This is a diagnostic test for myasthenia gravis.

a normal value is no antibodies in the bloodstream. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients may also demonstrate an abnormal edrophonium test result.

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