Lab Test : Thyroglobulin Autoantibodies (TGAB)

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Alternate:Anti-TG; Anti-thyroglobulin
Includes:Thyroglobulin autoantibodies
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:ATGAC
Available:Mon - Fri, first shift only
Turnaround:48 hours
Specimen:blood
Volume:1.0 mL
Container:4 mL red top tube
Temperature:Transport to the laboratory within 30 minutes.
Rejection:N/A
Normal:less than 2.0 IU/mL
Uses:The presence of TgAb have been reported in a number of autoimmune disorders. The generic term autoimmune thyroid disease would include Hashimoto's thyroiditis,lymphocytic, postpartum, and silent thyroiditis, idioathic (primary) hypothyroidism and Graves disease. TgAb may be present in unclear cases of suspected thyriod autoimmunity ( where the TPOAB is negative).
Limitations:N/A
Method:Sandwich chemiluminescence immunoassay
 

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