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Anti TSH Autoantibody

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

TSH Autoantibody

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Plasma is unacceptable.

Spin: Y

Aliquot:Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate sample in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot into plastic tube. Transport room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

14 d

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen

28 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  Collected daily; set up W & Su 5 - 8 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly - Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

 

Negative

 

Methodology

Method: Radioimmunoassay

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83519

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: TSH Antibody
Reference Test Number:

36577

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the Quest courier.