Thyroid Antibodies
0050645
Ordering Recommendation
Not the preferred initial test for evaluation of autoimmune thyroid disorder. Consider ordering Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody (0050075).
Mnemonic
THYRO
Methodology
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: 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. EDTA plasma.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
 
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0050105Thyroglobulin Antibody Effective May 7, 2012

0.0-​4.0 IU/mL
0050075Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody 0.0-​9.0 IU/mL
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86376; 86800
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050075Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody8099-4
0050105Thyroglobulin Antibody8098-6
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Aliases
  • Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody
  • Anti-Thyroid Antibodies
  • Antithyroid Antibodies
  • Microsomal Antibodies
  • TG
  • Thyroglobulin Antibody
  • Thyroid Antibody Group
  • Thyroid Autoantibodies
  • Thyroid Microsomal Antibodies
  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody