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Anti-AChR Antibodies

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Anti-AchR antibodies, or Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies are proteins which target and attack certain receptors in the body. This significantly and progressively reduces the number of nerve impulses which can be transmitted between the brain and muscles.

What might a high result mean?

Levels of anti-AchR are found in individuals with an autoimmune condition called myasthenia gravis. Individuals affected will experience gradually worsening muscle weakness, including eye drooping and difficulty speaking