THYROID STIMULATING ANTIBODIES
Department: Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: ANTI TSH ANTIBODIES
Htsaab
HUMAN STIMULATING THYROID AUTO ANTIBODIES
LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR (LATS)
THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES (TRA)
THYROID STIMULATING IMMUNOGLOBULIN
TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES
TSI
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 8.5mL

Unacceptable Samples: Heparinised tube not acceptable.
Additional Information: Store serum samples in -20C if not analysed within 3 days. Serum samples stable 
for: 3 days at 2-8C, >1month at -20C. Minimum serum volume required is 250uL. 
Referred Specimens:
Preferred Aliquot: 1mL serum
Minimum Aliquot: 400uL serum
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Refrigerate
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: ATSH
Ultra Code: TSI
Lab Solutions Code: RTSA
Turnaround Time: Availability Weekly batch on Tuesday, Turn Around Time Weekly batch on Tuesday
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Negative <1.0 IU/L, Indeterminate: 1.0-1.75 IU/L, Positive > 1.75 IU/L 
Method: Roche Diagnostics Cobas Electrochemiluninescence (ECLIA)
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 381 5900
Email: Max.Reed@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 14/10/2015
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