Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Thyroglobulin Antibody
Soft Order Code
ATG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

THYROID THYROGLOBULIN AB
Thyroid Antibody
THY
Antithyroglobulin Antibody
THYRGLB AB
Thyroglobulin Antibody
ATG
THYROID ANTIBODIES

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (immunoenzymatic)

Test Usage

Aid in detection and confirmation of autoimmune thyroiditis and to distinguish from other causes of goiter, such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis and juvenile lymphocytic thyroiditis. A negative test for thyroid peroxidase antibodies (ATPO) and thyroglobulin antibodies essentially rules out a diagnosis of Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Reference Range

0 - 3 IU/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Store refrigerated up to 48 hours. Longer storage requires freezing at -20 degrees C.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86800
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
56536-6

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.