|Test Code||CUPNL / 403005P-I|
|Test||CHRONIC URTICARIA INDEX PANEL|
|Methodology||CU INDEX: Cell Culture and Enzyme Immunoassay
Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase, Anti-Thyroglobulin, TSH: Immunlite 2000
|Specimen||Draw blood into a serum separator tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.15 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial.
NOTE: Patients taking calcineurin inhibitors should stop their medication 72 hours prior to draw. Patients on prednisone should be off their medication 2 weeks prior to draw. If the specimen is to be held for more than a week, it should be stored frozen until shipped to the lab.
|Reference Values||Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase IgG: < 35 IU/mL
Anti-Thyrogloblin: < 40 IU/mL
TSH: 0.4 - 4.0 uIU/mL
CU Index: < 10
|Analytic Time||2 to 5 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday, Wednesday, Friday|
84443 Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
86352 Cellular Function Assay
86376 Microsomal Antibody
86800 Thyroglobulin Antibody