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Test Code TPO Thyroperoxidase Antibodies (Anti-TPO), Serum or Plasma

Methodology

Chemiluminometric Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lithium heparin (light green-top)

Acceptable: Serum Gel

 Draw blood, spin down and send 1 mL (pediatric:  0.2 mL) of plasma or serum.

Reference Values

<34 IU/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

86376

Secondary ID

HHA1452

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Thyroperoxidase Antibodies (Anti-TPO), Serum or Plasma

8099-4

 

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Plasma,lithium heparin / Serum

Refrigerated, spun

8 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Icterus

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok