ANTI-THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemlyzed or grossly lipemic specimens, plasma

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
<40 IU/mL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeTGAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86800
LOINC Codes
8098-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory