Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPO)
Thyroid peroxidase is the principal antigen against which antibodies are directed in autoimmune thyroid disease.
|01 (SE) - Serum Gel
|TPO antibodies are useful in helping to predict those individuals who are at risk of developing hypothyroidism in the future. IF the TSH is raised, then positive antibodies predict the development of hypothyroidismn at a rate of approximately 5% per year.
Day Case: N/A
In-Patient: 24 Hours
Out-Patient: 24 Hours
GP: 24 Hours
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|Minimum volume - 250µl serum / plasma
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing- No special requirements
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