THYROID ANTIBODIES, ANTITHYROGLOBULIN & ANTITHYROID PEROXIDASE

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>ATA</span></u></b>

Synonym

Anti-Thyroid Antibodies

Includes

Thyroglobulin Antibody and Thyroidperoxidase Antibody (AKA Microsomal 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

Minimum Volume

0.5

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

Legacy Laboratory Services

Reference Values

Reference Values

Thyroglobulin Antibody (Anti-Tg) Thyroidperoxidase Antibody
Up to 60.0 U/mL Up to 60.0 U/mL

CPT Codes

86376; 86800

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