Not recommended in the initial evaluation of autoimmune thyroid disease. Most often used to evaluate potentially unreliable thyroglobulin measurements in thyroid carcinomas.
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
Serum separator tube.
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Also acceptable: Heparinized plasma.
EDTA plasma. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
Effective May 7, 2012
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.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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- Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody
- Thyroglobulin Antibody