Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Thyroid Peroxidase IgG Ab
Soft Order Code
ATPO

Test Updated:

Synonyms

MICRSOM AB
Thyroid Antibody
TPO Antibodies, Serum
Thyroid Peroxidase Autoantibodies
Peroxidase Antibody
THYROID MICROSOMAL AB
Microsomal Antibody
THYPER
Thyroperoxidase Ab, Serum
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies
ATPO
Thyroperoxidase Antibodies

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

Autoantibodies to thyroid peroxidase (TPO), which is the major antigen of thyroid microsomes, can be detected in the serum of patients with autoimmune thyroid disease (e.g., Hashimoto, Graves) and predict elevated serum TSH concentrations.

Reference Range

< 30 U/mL

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.

Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86376
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
8099-4

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