What is Anti Thyroid Abs - AMA, Anti Tg?
Thyroid antibody testing is primarily ordered to help diagnose an autoimmune thyroid disease and to separate it from other forms of thyroiditis. It may be ordered to help investigate the cause of a goiter and/ or performed as a follow-up when other thyroid test results (such as T3, T4, and/ or TSH) show signs of thyroid dysfunction
Purpose of Test
To measure antibodies to a protein called Thyroglobulin which is found in thyroid cells .
Test of Result Interpretation
No preparation required can collect the blood sample at any time.