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Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody

Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended for initial thyroid disorders testing. Distinguish thyroid autoimmune disorders from nonautoimmune disease or hypothyroidism.

Mnemonic
AMICR
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Mon-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation:
Collect:
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2 EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Specimen Preparation:
Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Storage/Transport Temperature:
Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions:
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Remarks:
Stability:
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
Reference Interval
0.0-9.0 IU/mL
Interpretive Data
Compliance Category: FDA
Note
CPT Code
86376
Components
Component Chart Name
Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibody
Component Test Code
0050075
LOINC
8099-4
Aliases
Anti-Microsomal Antibody
Anti-TPO
Antimicrosomal Antibody
Antithyroid Antibodies
Antithyroid Antibodies, Microsomal Antibodies
Microsomal Antibodies, MMLNE
Microsomal Antibody
Thyroid Antibody Group
Thyroid Autoantibodies
Thyroid Microsomal Ab
Thyroid Microsomal Antibody
Thyroid Peroxidase
Thyroperoxidase Antibody
TPOAb
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