Thyroglobulin Antibody
0050105
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended in the initial evaluation of autoimmune thyroid disease. Most often used to evaluate potentially unreliable thyroglobulin measurements in thyroid carcinomas.
Mnemonic
ATHYG
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.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Also acceptable: Heparinized plasma.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
EDTA plasma. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective May 7, 2012

0.0-4.0 IU/mL  
Interpretive Data
A value of 4.0 IU/mL or less indicates a negative result for thyroglobulin antibodies.

The Thyroglobulin Antibody assay is being performed using the Beckman Coulter Access Dxl method.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86800
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050105Thyroglobulin Antibody
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Aliases
  • Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody
  • Thyroglobulin Antibody