|Mnemonic: ||[Thyro Ab]|
|Name: ||Thyroglobulin Antibody|
|Specimen: ||0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Refrigerate within 8 hours of collection.|
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.
EDTA plasma is unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.3 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0050105|
| Method: ||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Note: ||On May 7, 2012 a new assay with better sensitivity will be in use. Reference interval will change from 0.0-20.0 IU/mL to 0.0 to 4.0 IU/mL.|
|Processing Info: ||A Thyroglobulin Antibody is included in a Thyroglobulin, Serum or Plasma ( ARUP #70421); it is rarely ordered by itself--check orders carefully. |
It is also included in Thyroid Antibodies (ARUP #50645)