Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPO) (TPERAB)

Test Code
LAB858

Quest Code
5081

CPT Codes
86376

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum in gold top tube

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plain red top tube

Transport Container
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

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
8am Mon, tues, wed, thur, fri

Report Available
4 days

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 - South Region




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.