Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Test Code
267

Alias/See Also
Anti-Thyroglobulin; Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody; Thyroglobulin AB;

CPT Codes
86800

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum (minimum 0.5 mL) 

Instructions
SST or Red top: Avoid hemolysis. Invert a minimum of 5 times, then allow to clot in an upright position for 30 minutes. Centrifuge the the tube for at least 10 minutes. Keep tightly stoppered.

Transport Container
SST (speckled top), Red top , Plastic Vial (transfer) tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
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Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = n/a
Refrigerated = 5 days
Frozen = at least 7 days

Methodology
Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Monday - Wednesday - Friday only
BS

Report Available
3 days

Reference Range
SEX AGE Report Normals Units
N/M/F 1000Y < 0.90 Negative No detectable antibody by ELISA test.
    0.91 - 1.09 Equivocal Samples that are equivocal should be retested
    > 1.10 Positive Indicates presence of detectable antibody. 


Clinical Significance
Measurement of thyroglobulin antibodies is useful in the diagnosis and management of a variety of thyroid disorders including Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves Disease and certain types of goiter.

Performing Laboratory
Compunet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



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.