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Test Code THYABP Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, Serum

Additional Codes

ALAB: THYABP
Powerchart: Thyroid Antibody Panel

Specimen Requirement

0.5 mL of serum or heparin plasma

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collection Instructions:
• Minimum volume: 500 mcL serum or heparin plasma
• Hemolysis: does not interfere with this assay
• Lipemia: does not interfere with this assay
• Icterus: does not interfere with this assay
• Storage: Can be stored at room temperature for up to 8 hours. If specimens are stored longer than 8 hours keep refrigerated (2-8C) until transport to the lab.

Reference Value

Thyroglobulin Antibody II: < 4.0 IU/mL

Thyroperoxidase Antibody: < 9.0 IU/mL

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.
Routine: Typically completed within 4 hours after the specimen arrives at the testing site.
STAT: Typically completed within 1 hour after the specimen arrives at the testing site.

CPT Code Information

86800 - Thyroglobulin Antibody II
86376 - Thyroperoxidase Antibody

Test Method

Two-Site Immunoassay (Beckman Coulter)

Useful For

See individual unit codes.