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Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibodies

Alternative Names:ATG
Thyroglobulin Antibodies
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:ATG
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:

Lithium Heparin Plasma is not suitable for this assay.

Serum stability: 2-8C, 8 days; -20 C 2 months; Freeze/Thaw only once

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
Additional Notes:

Assay performed on Roche Elecsys (ECLIA)

Reference Range : <115 IU/ml

Note: Thyroglobulin concentrations > 2000 ug/L may lead to falsely elevated anti-Thyroglobulin concentrations.

Note: Biotin supplementation may cause falsely high results due to interference with the anti TG Ab assay. If this patient is known to be taking Biotin, interpret results with caution and contact the Chemical Pathologist (03) 90763118 if further discussion is required.