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Test Code TAB Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, Serum

Reporting Name

Thyroid Autoantibodies Profile, S

Useful For

See individual unit codes.

Profile Information

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Advisory Information

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

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation: For 12 hours before this test 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.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 6 a.m.-12 a.m.

Saturday; 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. 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

Method Name

Immunoenzymatic Assay