Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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THYROID ANTIBODY AND TPO ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3159         Geisinger Epic ID: 15208

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Gold-top (serum separator) microcollection tube
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
One (1) full 3.5 mL gold-top serum separator tube. Aliquot also acceptable (0.5 mL minimum).
Special notes:
If collecting specimen in microcollection tubes collect 3 FULL serum separator microcollection tubes.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 3 days. Frozen (-20°C): 1 month. Freeze only once.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Thyroglobulin antibody: Less than 115 IU/mL.
Thyroid peroxidase antibody: Less than 34 IU/mL.
CPT code(s):
86376, 86800
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Thyroglobulin Antibody (TRYGAB) value and Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (TPAB)value (also known as anti-microsomal antibody).
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Thyroid antibody panel, THYRAB
Clinical significance:
See individual test member.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily
Performed stat? No
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