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Test ID: TAB Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, Serum

Reporting Name

Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, S

Useful For

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Clinical Information

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Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
TPO Thyroperoxidase Ab, S Yes Yes
TGAB Thyroglobulin Antibody, S Yes Yes

Report Available

1 to 3 days

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Clinical Reference

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Method Name

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Ordering Guidance

If thyroglobulin tumor marker testing is desired, order HTG2 / Thyroglobulin, Tumor Marker, Serum.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation: For 12 hours before specimen collection do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins.

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values


<4.0 IU/mL

Reference values apply to all ages.



<9.0 IU/mL

Reference values apply to all ages.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86376-Thyroperoxidase antibody

86800-Thyroglobulin antibody 

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TAB Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, S 87556-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TGAB Thyroglobulin Antibody, S 56536-6
TPO Thyroperoxidase Ab, S 8099-4
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