Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies

Test Code
5081


CPT Codes
86376

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum


Minimum Volume
0.5 mL


Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial


Transport Temperature
Room temperature


Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis


Methodology
Immunoassay (IA)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat nights; Report available: Same day


Reference Range
<9 IU/mL


Clinical Significance

Assists in the diagnosis of thyroid diseases such as endemic goiter, Graves Disease, autoimmune thyroiditis, Addison's Disease, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, Hashimoto's Disease and polyendocrine auto-immunopathies.



Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.