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Test Code ABTGN or THYABS (with ABTPO) Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Red top tube

UCMC Collection Instructions

Draw BEFORE thyroid needle biopsy.
Do not draw after thyroid node local biopsy. 

Availability

Set up Monday and Thursday

Turnaround Time

1 – 4 days

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay

CPT Code

86800

Test Includes

ABTGN – Thyroglobulin Antibodies
THYABS – Thyroid Peroxidase Anitbody and Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Reference Range

<0.4 KU/mL
Dilution performed on request for positive result reported as “greater than ___”.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Fee Code

63361