Test directory: Anti-TPO Microsomal

Ordering Code465
Test NameAnti-TPO Microsomal
AliasAnti-Thyroid Microsomal Peroxidase
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Handling InstructionsFreeze and thaw sample only once.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Hours
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaWrong specimen type, Grossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits,
Heat-inactivated samples, Samples stabilized with azide
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Anti-TPO MicrosomalALL< 34< 34IU/mL