THYROGLOBULIN, SERUM - ESOTERIX

Mnemonic

THYGAS-ESO

Includes

Anti-thyroglobulin screen

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate within 1 hour. Store and ship frozen in plastic tube.

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL Serum (Note: This volume does NOT allow for repeat testing.)

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 3 years

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

4-12 days

Method

ICMA, RIA

Referral Lab

Esoterix (500316)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84432, 86800

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:28 AM