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Thyroid Antibody Evaluation *

SIM

15929 

CPT

86800; 86376 

Synonyms

Thyroid Ab.Evaluation; Thyroid antibodies 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume: 2 mL 
Minimum volume: 1 mL

Additional Information

Differential diagnosis of hypothyroidism and thyroiditis

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab,separate serum from cells if using red-top-tube

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Plasma specimen; excessive hemolysis

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Antithyroglobulin antibody and Thyroid peroxidase antibody 

Methodology

Antithyroglobulin antibody: Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA);

Thyroid peroxidase: Electrochemiluminescence  immunoassay (ECLIA)  

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006684 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                

Reviewed Date

6/04/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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