Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibodies
- (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)Description:
Differential diagnosis of hypothyroidism and thyroiditis.Should be used in conjunction with antithyroglobulin test, since autoimmune thyroiditis may demonstrate a response to antigens other than thyroid microsomes.
Assists in the diagnosis of thyroid diseases such as endemic goiter, Graves Disease, autoimmune thyroiditis, Addison#s Disease, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, Hashimoto#s Disease and polyendocrine auto-immunopathies.
A significant deviation from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Anti-Thyroid Microsomal Antibody, TPO, Anti-TPOIncludes: Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibodies
Estimated turnaround for results is 4 business days.
Categories: Thyroid Diseases