TRAb (TSH Receptor Binding Antibody)(TSHRAB)

Test Code
LAB9285

Quest Code
38683

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Instructions
Allow serum to clot at room temperature and the serum should be separated from cells within 1 hour.

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 21 days

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

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Setup Schedule
Tues, thur, sat

Reference Range
≤2.00 IU/L

Clinical Significance
Measurement of TRAb is used to diagnose and manage Graves' disease, neonatal hypothyroidism, and postpartum thyroid dysfunction.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228




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