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THYPE / 500980E
THYROID AUTOANTIBODIES, PEDIATRIC, SERUM

Test Code THYPE / 500980E 
Test THYROID AUTOANTIBODIES, PEDIATRIC, SERUM 
Methodology ICMA, Immunoprecipitation assay 
Description Includes thyroglobulin antibodies and thyroid peroxidase antibodies 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and separate serum within one hour. Send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.1 mL - does not allow for repeat testing) of serum frozen in a plastic, screw-capped vial. 
Reference Values Thyroglobulin Antibodies:
< 1.0 Negative
> or = 1.0 Positive

Low positive Thyroglobulin antibodies are seen in a portion of the asymptomatic populations.

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies:
All Ages 0 - 20 IU/mL 

Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 86376  Thyroid Peroxidase Abs
86800  Thyroglobulin Abs