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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 ug/L in thyroidectomised pateints

Sample Required
SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)

Sample Volume
0.5 mL


Stable at 2-8oC for 24 hours. Please freeze pending dispatch for analysis.

Send to lab frozen.

Turnaround Time
1 week

Grossly haemolysed samples are unsuitable for this assay.

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