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THYROID ANTIBODY PANEL

Test Code

7260X

Includes

THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES; THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES

Preferred Specimen(s)

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
SR
1 ML SERUM
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
SR
1 ML SERUM

Minimum Volume

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
0.5 ML
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
0.5 ML

Transport Container

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
SERUM SEPARATOR (SST)
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
SERUM SEPARATOR (SST)

Transport Temperature

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
REFRIGERATED
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
ROOM TEMPERATURE

Specimen Stability

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
ROOM TEMPERATURE: 4 DAYS
REFRIGERATED: 2 WEEKS
FROZEN: 1 YEAR
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
ROOM TEMPERATURE: 2 WEEKS
REFRIGERATED: 2 WEEKS
FROZEN: 2 MONTHS

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics
8401 Fallbrook Avenue
West Hills, Ca 91304

Setup Days

(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
MON - FRI

Report Available

(138555) THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES
3 - 4 DAYS
(138550) THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES
3 - 4 DAYS

Reference Range(s)

Thyroid Peroxidase Ab <35 IU/mL
Thyroglobulin Ab <20 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
138555THYROID PEROXIDASE ABS8099-4Thyroperoxidase Ab
138550THYROGLOBULIN ABS8098-6Thyroglobulin 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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