Test Catalog

Test ID: TPO    
Thyroperoxidase Antibodies, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aiding in the diagnosis of thyroid autoimmune disorders


Differentiating thyroid autoimmune disorders from nonautoimmune goiter or hypothyroidism


As a diagnostic tool in deciding whether to treat a patient who has subclinical hypothyroidism

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Thyroid Function Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminometric Immunoassay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Thyroperoxidase Ab, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hashimoto Disease
Microsomal Antibodies
Thyroid Antibody Group
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody
Thyroperoxidase Antibody, Serum
TPO (Thyroperoxidase) Antibodies
Thyroid Microsomal Antibodies
Antithyroid Antibodies