Thyroid Antibodies

Cleveland HeartLab T, Test

NEW YORK DOH APPROVED: YES
CPT Code: 86376, 86800
Order Code: C377
ABN Requirement:  No
Synonyms: Anti-Thyroid Antibodies
Includes: Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody and Thyroglobulin Antibody
Specimen: Serum
Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST, Tiger Top)

Collection:

  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.

Special Instructions: Samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration. Thyroglobulin concentrations >2000 ng/mL may lead to falsely elevated anti-Thyroglobulin concentrations.

Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab shipping box.

Stability:

Ambient (15-25°C): 1 day
Refrigerated (2-8°C):
4 days
Frozen (-20°C):
1 month
Deep Frozen (-70°C): 1 month

Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits

Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

Turn Around Time: 1 to 5 days

Reference Range:

Component Age IU/mL
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody All Ages <35
Thyroglobulin All Ages <115

 

Intended Use: Diagnosis and monitoring of thyroid autoimmune disease.

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