THYROID PEROXIDASE (TPO) ANTIBODY

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
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, EDTA 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 CodeTPOAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86376
LOINC Codes
8099-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory