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Epic Code LAB1230840 Thyroglobulin Antibody

Test Name Alias

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

Interface Order Alias


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


Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI


Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)



CDM Code


Epic Test ID

Currently Unavailable



Additional Information

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

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