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Thyrotropin-binding inhibitory immunoglobulin

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB1090

 

Methodology: 

Radioreceptor Assay (RRA)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature • Gross hemolysis • Moderate or gross lipemia • Moderate or gross icterus specimens
Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Measurement of TBII is used to diagnose and manage Graves' disease, neonatal hypothyroidism, and postpartum thyroid dysfunction.

Performing laboratory: Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA 14225 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151-2228

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=5738

CPT Code(s): 

83519

Last Changed: 

8/16/2017 5:54:08

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 5:54:08