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TSH Receptor Antibody (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
TSH Receptor Antibody Binding Inhibition Assay
Send Out U/L

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 8 day(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not centrifuged within time frame
  • Not frozen within specified time frame

Comments

Serum must be separated from cells within 1 hour of collection. Minimum volume does not permit repeat analysis.

CPT Code

  • 83519