Thyroglobulin and Antibody


Sunquest Code:TGABY  
Epic Code:LAB3768Epic Name:Thyroglobulin and Antibody
Synonyms:Thyroid; TGABY
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay; immunometric assay
CPT Code:84432, 86800
Test Includes:Thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 10 days.
Special Instructions:This assay is for "research/investigational use only" as indicated by the manufacturer. Testing reliability has been validated. Indicate if re-measurement of Thyroglobulin on past specimen is needed. Provide date of past specimen.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood; FNA
Optimal Volume:6 mL; 1 mL FNA
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL; 0.8 mL FNA
Container:Red (no gel) (See Collection Instructions, Red or gold (gel))
Collection Instructions:Alternate special container available from laboratory = fine needle aspiration (FNA) washout.
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 2 mL minimum serum within 2 hours of collection. Store in refrigerator. 1 mL FNA saline washout. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship serum at refrigerated temperature. Ship FNA frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Southern California)
Referral Lab number:TG/TGAB


Interpretive

Reference Range:

By report.

 



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