This test is a component of ANA Profile 12, ANA 12 Plus Profile, Thyroid Autoantibody Panel.
14 - 21 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
0.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer to a plastic transport tube before shipping. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Refrigerate or freeze.
Grossly hemolyzed; bacterial contamination; lipemic specimen; icteric specimen; non-serum specimen types
In virtually all cases of Hashimoto’s disease and in the majority of Graves’ disease cases, Anti-TPO autoantibodies are elevated. High levels of Anti-TPO autoantibodies, in the context of the clinical presentation of hypothyroidism, confirms the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s disease.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|520018||Anti-TPO Ab (RDL)||8099-4||520036||Anti-TPO Ab (RDL)||IU/mL||8099-4|
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