THYROGLOBULIN EVALUATION

Mnemonic

THYGAS

Includes

Thyroglobulin Antibody and Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens, plasma

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70421)

Reference Values

Reference Values

See specific test.

CPT Codes

86800, 86376

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:31 AM