Thyroglobulin, Abs

Code

5925

Principle

Thyroglobulin is produced by the thyroid gland.The principal role of thyroglobulin is the storage and synthesis of thyroid hormones.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Limitations

This assay is susceptible to interference from high levels of biotin. The recommended daily intake for biotin is 30 μg. High doses of biotin (up to 30 mg per day) may be taken as a dietary supplement aimed at improving hair loss, nail growth, or skin condition.