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4285 Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
  or
Whole Blood
7 Days 2-8° C
<60 U/mL

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
  or
Alternate Specimen: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Lavender Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Chemiluminescent immunoassay

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Alternate Specimen Preferred amount: Full tube of Whole Blood

Clinical Utility

Diagnostically used in the quantitative determination of autoantibodies against thyroglobulin. This assay is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s and Graves’ diseases which are autoimmune diseases affecting the thyroid gland.

CPT Codes

86800

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