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Antibodies, Antithyroglobulin, and Antithyroid Peroxidase

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Thyroid antibodies, antithyroid peroxidase antibodies (thyroid peroxidase [TPO] antibodies were previously called thyroid antimicrosomal antibodies).

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing hypothyroid and hyperthyroid disease.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Immunoassay)

AntibodyConventional Units
Antithyroglobulin antibodyLess than 20 international units/mL
Antiperoxidase antibody
Newborn–3 d0–9 international units/mL
4–30 d0–26 international units/mL
1–12 mo0–13 international units/mL
13 mo–19 yr0–20 international units/mL
20 yr–older adult0–34 international units/mL

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antibodies, Antithyroglobulin, and Antithyroid Peroxidase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antibodies__Antithyroglobulin__and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Antithyroglobulin, and Antithyroid Peroxidase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antibodies__Antithyroglobulin__and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antibodies, Antithyroglobulin, and Antithyroid Peroxidase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antibodies__Antithyroglobulin__and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Antithyroglobulin, and Antithyroid Peroxidase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antibodies__Antithyroglobulin__and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase.
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