Test directory: Anti-Thyroglobulin Ab

Ordering Code831
Test NameAnti-Thyroglobulin Ab
Thyroglobulin Antibody
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsThaw samples no more than 2 times
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 48 Hours
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity, Wrong specimen type
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Anti-Thyroglobulin AbALL< 4.0< 4.0IU/mL

The presence...

The presence of TG antibodies greater than 4.0 IU/mL may cause falsely low TG values.