Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Anti-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Receptor Antibodies, Serum

Test Name: Anti-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Receptor Antibodies, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Anti-TSH receptor antibodies
Thyrotropin Receptor Antibodies
TRAb
Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin
TSI
Long Acting Thyroid Stimulator
LATS
Thyrotropin Binding Inhibitor Immunoglobulin
TBII
Laboratory: Endocrinology
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: 0.5 mL Red or Gold top Microtainer
2-10 years: 3 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Light Green (Li-Heparin) or Lavender (EDTA) top tubes are NOT acceptable
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 700 L for adult samples or 200 L for pediatric samples.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday Friday
0800-1600
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Elevated: > 1.8 IU/L
Effective Date: 2017-12-12
Revised Date: 2018-03-06
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Biotin may interfere with this test. Samples should not be taken from patients receiving high biotin doses (i.e. > 5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Method of Analysis: Roche Electrochemiluminescence
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship serum frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
TBII
 
Referred To:  

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