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TSH antibody

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB3589

 

Methodology: 

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

12 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a RedTop Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Red-top tube (no gel)
Transport: Room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma samples
Stability: Ambient: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 28 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Patients with autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD) can develop autoantibodies to TSH. TSH Antibody interferes with TSH measurement. This test aids in understanding disparate laboratory and clinical findings.

Performing lab: Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute 33608 Ortega Highway San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

83519

Last Changed: 

8/16/2017 7:22:40

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 7:22:40