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Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody

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

Rationale
To assist in diagnosing hypothyroid and hyperthyroid disease.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Immunoassay.

AntibodyConventional Units
Antithyroglobulin antibodyLess than 20 international units/mL
Antiperoxidase antibody
Newborn–3 days0–9 international units/mL
4–30 days0–26 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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody." 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/Antithyroglobulin_Antibody_and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody. 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/Antithyroglobulin_Antibody_and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase_Antibody. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antithyroglobulin_Antibody_and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antithyroglobulin Antibody and Antithyroid Peroxidase Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425202/all/Antithyroglobulin_Antibody_and_Antithyroid_Peroxidase_Antibody.
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