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Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies

Category Biochemistry >> Endocrinology
Test background

Up to 20 % of the population has auto-antibodies to thyroglobulin. They may interfere in measurement of thyroglobulin and are therefore measured at the same time to aid in interpretation of results.

Clinical Indications

Tested with thyroglobulin to aid in interpretation of results for monitoring of thyroid cancers.

Reference range

0-40 IU/L

Sample & container required SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)
Sample volume 0.5 mL
Sample collection

Stable at 2-8°C for 24 hours. Please freeze pending dispatch for analysis.
Send to lab frozen.

Turnaround time 10 days

Grossly haemolysed samples are unsuitable for this assay.