1016 Thyroid Autoantibodies

Components
NAME METHOD REFERENCE RANGE UNITS
Thyroglobulin Autoantibodies ICMA  < 60  U/mL 
Thyroid Peroxidase Autoantibodies ICMA  < 60  U/mL 


Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Serum 1.5 (1) mL   Ambient - 5 Day(s), Refrigerated - 7 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  


Clinical utility
Thyroglobulin and/or thyroid peroxidase autoantibodies occur in sera of most autoimmune thyroid disease patients. Individuals with thyroid peroxidase autoantibodies go on to develop hypothyroidism at a rate of about 3% per year.


Reported: Same day

CPT Code: 86376, 86800