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Epic Code LAB1230840 Thyroglobulin Antibody

Important Note

Method is Roche cobas Electrochemiluminescense Immunoassay.
Patient results determined by assays using different manufacturers for methods may not be comparable.

Test Name Alias

anti-Tg | Thyroglobulin | Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody | TG (Thyroglobulin) Antibody | Thyroglobulin Antibody

Interface Order Alias

1230840

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

 

  • Processed Specimen: Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: No
  • Minimum volume SERUM: 0.4 mL
  • Processing Instructions:
    • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated or Ambient

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

<115 IU/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Method is Roche cobas Electrochemiluminescense Immunoassay.
Patient results determined by assays using different manufacturers for methods may not be comparable.

CPT

86800

CDM Code

80105671

Epic Test ID

Currently Unavailable

LOINC

56536-6

Additional Information

This test will autocancel if a provider places an order for Thyroglobulin Tumor Marker at the same time. 

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022