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Test Code TPO Thyroperoxidase Antibodies (TPO), Plasma or Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
TPO

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: mint-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate serum.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Freeze if >48 hrs

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86376

Reference Values

0.0-8.9 IU/mL