THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE RECEPTOR ANTIBODY (TRAb)

Mnemonic

MISC

Synonym

Anti-Thyrotropin - Anti-TSHR - TBII - Thyrotropin Receptor Antibody - TRAb - TSH Receptor Antibody - TRAB S

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002734)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83520

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