THYROXINE BINDING GLOBULIN

Mnemonic

TBG

Synonym

TBG

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells and freeze.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

5-7 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70410)

Reference Values

Reference Values

13-30 µg/mL

CPT Codes

84442

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