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Lab Test Dictionary

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (TPO) (5081) (Back-Up Only)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Anti-Thyroid Microsomal Antibody; TPO; Anti-TPO

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1 Day


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 10 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86376


Revised

01-18-18

Initials

SL