THYROID ANTIBODY PANEL

Test Documentation
Components
Thyroglobulin Antibody and Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.8 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens, plasma

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

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

Reference Range
Thyroglobulin Antibody   <40 IU/mL  
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody   <40 IU/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeTHAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86376, 86800
LOINC Codes
Thyroglobulin Antibody   8098-6  
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody   8099-4  

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