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Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility (AGID) Evaluation


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Ganglionic Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Autoantibody3,4

Slide 9

January 2011

I will now go into a little more detail about the ganglionic alpha-3 acetylcholine receptor autoantibody since this is the most commonly encountered antibody marker of autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility. When this antibody is found in a patient with autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility this may be accompanied by other signs of dysautonomia outside of the gastrointestinal system. The antibody level or antibody value often reflects the severity of dysautonomia.

Ganglionic AChR Autoantibody3,4


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