Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPOAb)

NameAntibodies to thyroid peroxidase (TPO)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting UnitsIU/mL
Reference Range<1 w
7 d – <3 mo
3 mo – <1 y
1 y – 6 y
7 y – 11 y
12 y – 20 y
20+ y
0 – 117
0 – 47
0 – 32
0 – 13
0 – 18
0 – 26
0 – 32
Analytical Range5 – 600
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time3 working days
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019