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Alias Names: Anti-TPO / Anti TPO / Microsomal Antibodies / Thyroid Perox A / ATPO
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 4/19/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 86376
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube or serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin), one 4.5 light green top plasma separator (PST), or one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells and pour into plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 8 hour ambient, 7 days refrigerated at 2-8° C, or 2 months frozen at -20° C.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Measurement of Antithyroid Peroxidase is useful in assessing autoimmune thyroid diseases.

<35 IU/mL

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