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Test Code THY AB Thyroid Antibody Group

Clinical System Name

Thyroid Antibody Group

Synonyms

Thyroid Peroxidase + Thyroglobuin Abs

TPO + TG AB

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Gold Microtainer, Green/Sodium Heparin, Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 1.5 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Serum or plasma should be removed from separator for storage.  

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: hemolysis, lipemia

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:- 20 C

Storage location: CPA freezer, Fz1 rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood.  Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to aliquot container. Send frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
gel separator with serum Refrigerated 2 h
separated serum Room temp 2 h
  Refrigerated 2 d
  Frozen -20 C 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T, Th, Sa 2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

All Ages IU/mL
Anti Thyroid Peroxidase <35
Anti Thyroglobulin Antibodies <40

 

Methodology

Method: Chemiluminescent immunoassay by Immulite

Analytical Volume: 0.50 mL serum

Limitations:  Hemolyzed and Lipemic samples unacceptable.

CPT Codes

86376

86800