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Anti- TPO – ab

Alternative Name:

Thyroid Peroxidase Abs; Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies, ANTI-MICROSOMAL AB(THYROID PEROXIDASE)TPO

Clinical Utility:

Used for assessment of autoimmune thyroiditis, including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.

Container:

1 mL SST Tube

Collection Instructions:

Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes

Storage Instruction:

Refrigerate

Turnaround Time:

2 days

CPT Code:

86376 (1)