Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Comment: Combined assay with Anti TPO Antibody
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Anti Tg autoantibody measurements are recommended if Anti TPO autoantibody is negative, but clinical suspicion of Autoimmune thyroid disease is high. Detection of these antibodies in cases of Neonatal hypothyrodism suggests transplacental antibody transfer particularly if there is a maternal history of autoimmune thyroiditis.
Disease: Disorders of Thyroid Gland
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required