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TSH Receptor Antibodies

Alternative Names:Thyrotropin-receptor Antibodies
Antibodies-TSH Receptor
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:TSHR A
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:

Indicative of Grave's Disease.

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

Assay performed on Roche Elecsys (ECLIA)

Reference Interval: <= 1.8 IU/L   (Roche kit insert)

Serum Stability: 2-8C 6 days, -20C 12 months, Freeze/Thaw only once.

Note: Biotin supplementation may cause falsely high results due to interference with the anti TSH-Receptor 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.