Thyroglobulin and Antibody Reflex

Abbrev Code:TGABR   
Order Code:LAB8142Order Name:Thyroglobulin and Antibody Reflex
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay, High performance liquid chromatography, Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 86800 x1, 84432 x1, 84432 x1
Test Includes:Thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported in 1-9 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.7 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Contraindications:Large doses of biotin (10 mg or more per day) may cause falsely decreased thyroglobulin levels as measured by the Immulite 2000 XPi. If interference is suspected, it is strongly recommended that biotin is discontinued for at least one week prior to retesting.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL; 0.75 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Immulite H) 


Reference Range:By report.

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