Thyroid Antibody Group, Serum

Additional Info:
Test includes thyroglobulin antibody and thyroid peroxidase antibody

Useful For:
It is recommended that both Thyroglobulin (antibody) and Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody be ordered together as in Thyroid Antibody Group, Serum since autoimmune thyroiditis may demonstrate a response to antigens other than thyroid microsomes.

Methodology: Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

Analytical Time: 2 days

Days Set Up: Monday through Friday

CPT Information:
86376 – thyroid microsomal antibodies
86800 – thyroglobulin antibodies

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