Lab Code : THYROG
Test Background Thyroglobulin is a dimeric glycoprotein precursor to thyroxine and triiodothyronine. It is synthesised by the follicular cells of the thyroid and its prevailing concentration is used as an index of tumour burden and to gauge the prese
Clinical Indications Monitoring of cancer patients post thyroidectomy.
Reference Range <1.0 nmol/L in thyroidectomised pateints
Sample Required SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)
Sample Volume 1 mL
Turnaround Time 1 week