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Thyroglobulin panel

Lab Section: 



Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 




Chemiluminescent Immunoassay


Monday-Friday cut off 2 PM


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.



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