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Thyroglobulin Quant. and Antithyroglobulin Ab. Panel

Components

Name Method Department Units
Thyroglobulin Panel Immunochemiluminescent assay; Double antibody RIA if Anti-Tg antibodies present
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Thyroglobulin Quant; Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

6 mL 5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 3 day(s)
Refrigerated - 14 day(s)
Frozen - 36 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Not frozen within specified time frame

Comments

Serum must be separated from cells within 1 hour of collection. Includes: Thyroglobulin Quant; Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibodies. Minimum volumes do not allow for repeat analysis.

CPT Code

  • 86800
  • 84432