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Thyroglobulin Autoantibody

Test Name:Thyroglobulin Autoantibody
Epic Order Code:LAB515
CPT Code:86800  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tube tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 1-3 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 72 hours. If longer storage is required, store and transport the sample at -20° C or colder for up to 30 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, gross hemolysis.
Reference Range:0 - 4.11 IU/mL
Additional Information:The presence of heterophilic antibodies in a patient specimen may cause anomalous values to be observed.