Test Background Up to 20 % of the population has auto-antibodies to thyroglobulin. They may interfere in measurement of thyroglobulin and are therefore measured at the same time to aid in interpretation of results.
Clinical Indications Tested with thyroglobulin to aid in interpretation of results for monitoring of thyroid cancers.
Reference Range 0-40 IU/L
Sample Required SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)
Stable at 2-8oC for 24 hours. Please freeze pending dispatch for analysis.
Send to lab frozen.
Sample Volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround Time 10 days
Notes Grossly haemolysed samples are unsuitable for this assay.