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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