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Test ID BLOD0315 Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies

AKA

Anti-TPO
TPO
Thyroid Antibody

Container Type

Serum Tube w/out gel
Serum w/ gel
Lithium Heparin
Sodium Heparin
EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum – preferred
Heparinized Plasma
EDTA Plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 30 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – if gross
Lipemia: No

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

If not received into the testing lab within 3 days,the sample needs to be sent frozen.

 

Separate from cells as soon as possible.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Two Step Immunoassay

CPT

86376

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls