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Test Code TGN Thyroglobulin

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Red top tube

UCMC Collection Instructions

Do NOT draw AFTER thyroid needle biopsy
Do not draw after thyroid node local biopsy.  Assay is performed weekly, call Medicine Endocrinology Lab 2-6941for schedule.

Availability

Assay is performed weekly.

Turnaround Time

Result reported on Thursday.

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay

Additional Information

Thyroglobulin antibody determined in tandem and may invalidate result.

CPT Code

84432

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Reference Range

<29 ng/ml

Fee Code

63378