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Thyroglobulin panel

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB4547

 

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday cut off 2 PM

Reported: 

Daily, except weekends and holidays

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube: Heparinized Plasma accepted.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Stability: After separation from cells and refrigerated, 7 days.

 

Notes: 

All samples are screened for the presence of autoantibodies to thyroglobulin.

 

Thyroglobulin autoantibodies in the detectable range can significantly interfere with thyroglobulin measurement by immunometric assays. Specimens with thyroglobulin antibodies >1 IU/mL will be reflexed to thyroglobulin measurement by LC-MS/MS.


Reference Interval: 

1.6-50.0 ng/mL 

CPT Code(s): 

84432, 86800

Last Changed: 

9/20/2017 8:45 AM