Anti Thyroglobulin Antibody (ATG) / TgAb - Serum

Anti Thyroglobulin Antibody (ATG) / TgAb - Serum

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Thyroglobulin is a protein found in thyroid cells. Antithyroglobulin antibody testing is used in the evaluation for thyroid problems.

This Test Includes

Anti Thyroglobulin Antibody (ATG)

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Anti Thyroglobulin Antibody (ATG) / TgAb - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Prior to and after the completion of treatment for thyroid cancer to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment. To monitor the recurrence of thyroid cancer.

What is this test

Thyroglobulin protein helps produce hormones released by the thyroid. Your doctor may order an anti thyroglobulin antibody test if you have symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance or when your other thyroid tests like T3, T4, and TSH show some abnormality.