Thyroglobulin


Test Information

Test Name

Thyroglobulin

Synonyms

Quantitative Thyroglobulin

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Processing Information

Registration Code

THG

Notes

  • Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Anti-Tg) occur more frequently in patients with thyroid cancer than in the general population.
  • (Anti-Tg) interferes with the Tg assay, causing false low Tg results. An anti-Tg level is measured and reported with all Tg requests.

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website