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Anti-Thyroglobulin IgG

Test Code: 30056

Cpt Code:

86800 (x1)

Clinical Utility

Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies have been implicated in thyroid autoimmune disease. Approximately 10% of healthy individuals have thyroglobulin autoantibodies at low levels. In many cases of Hashimoto's disease and Graves' disease thyroid peroxidase autoantibodies are elevated.

Procedure

The anti-thyroglobulin assay is performed on the Immulite 2000 analyzer system using highly purified thyroglobulin coated beads. The assay is calibrated against WHO 1st IRP 65/93. This test has been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Assay Range

20-3,000 IU/mL

Turnaround Time

Setup: M-W-F. TAT 3-5 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

serum - NY approved. 1 mL, Serum, Ambient, no special shipping requirements

Stability
7 days refrigerated
6 mos Frozen

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

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