Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody
0050075
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended for initial thyroid disorders testing. Distinguish thyroid autoimmune disorders from nonautoimmune disease or hypothyroidism.
Mnemonic
AMICR
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2 EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
0.0-9.0 IU/mL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86376
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050075Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody8099-4
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Aliases
  • Anti-Microsomal Antibody
  • Anti-TPO
  • Antimicrosomal Antibody
  • Antithyroid Antibodies
  • Antithyroid Antibodies, Microsomal Antibodies
  • Microsomal Antibodies, MMLNE
  • Microsomal Antibody
  • Thyroid Antibody Group
  • Thyroid Autoantibodies
  • Thyroid Microsomal Ab
  • Thyroid Microsomal Antibody
  • Thyroid Peroxidase
  • Thyroperoxidase Antibody
  • TPOAb