Effective March 26, 2020 -
Temporary testing schedule and TAT:
Days set up: Tu, Fr
TAT: 2 - 5 days
An adjunct to anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) autoantibody, antithyrotropin-receptor autoantibody, and thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin measurements in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroid diseases: Hashimoto disease, postpartum thyroiditis, neonatal hypothyroidism, and Graves disease.
If specimen will not reach the AHL Central lab within 48 hours of collection, transfer the serum or plasma to an AHL False Bottom Screw Cap Serum/Plasma transfer vial and freeze.
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Lt green - spin
Lavender - spin and separate
Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours
Frozen - 30 days
Ambient - NO
< 4.0 IU/mL