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Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: TGL

Tube type: SST

Special instructions
Please note: All samples are also analysed for thyroglobulin antibodies as their presence can interfere with the assay for thyroglobulin.

Sent away to Endocrine laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry & Immunology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Reference range
<0.1 (In thyroid cancer patients, after total throidectomy and I131 ablation)


Turnaround Time
28 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Used as a tumour marker to monitor patients with a history of differentiated thyroid cancer following treatment with a total-thyroidectomy.


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