TPO

CPT Code

86376

Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST)/Yellow

Stability

Room Temperature, 8 Hours; -20°C, >48 hours

Handling Instructions

Allow to clot for 30 mins, centrifuge within 2 hours

Clinical Notes

Thyroid antibody testing detects and measures thyroid antibodies in the blood. Normally, antibodies attack foreign substances in the body, like bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxins.