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THYROID AB (ATA,TPO)

Test Code

7260X

CPT Code(s)

PROF

Includes

THYROGLOBULIN AB; THYROID PEROXIDASE AB

Preferred Specimen(s)

2 mL serum from a centrifuged gel barrier tube

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated (cold packs): 14 days
Freeze: 60 days

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics HORSHAM

Reference Range(s)

Thyroid Peroxidase Ab <9 IU/mL
Thyroglobulin Ab ≤1 IU/mL

Clinical Significance

Measurement of thyroglobulin antibodies and thyroid peroxidase antibodies is useful in the diagnosis and management of a variety of thyroid disorders including autoimmune thyroiditis, Hashimoto's Disease, Graves Disease and certain types of goiter.

LOINC®' Code(s)

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NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
15010Thyroglobulin Antibodies8098-6Thyroglobulin Ab
15012Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies8099-4Thyroperoxidase Ab

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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