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Thyroglobulin Antibody

Components

Name Method Department Units
Thyroglobulin Antibody Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Send Out IU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun, Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Lipemic specimen
  • EDTA plasma

CPT Code

  • 86800