Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody

Method Name

Reference Laboratory


Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody; TPO Antibody; Anti-Microsomal Antibody, Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody

Specimen Required

one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.0 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Stable for 2 days at room temperature.

Special Instructions

The thyroid microsomal antigen has been shown to be the same as Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO). This assay detects anti-TPO autoantibodies.

Performing Laboratory

As ordered. Turn around time is 1-4 days.

Reference Values

0.0 – 2.0 IU/mL