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Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 4/18/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 84432 / 86800
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Note: For interpretive reasons the serum Thyroglobulin level always includes a Thyroglubulin antibody level.
One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube, one 4 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4.5 mL light green top plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells into a plastic vial. Refrigerate. If multiple tests are ordered, send separate specimen for this test.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen at -20° C.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: EDTA plasma.

Thyroglobulin Thyroglobulin Antibodies
0-55 ng/mL 0-40 IU/mL

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