TPO - Overview: Thyroperoxidase (TPO) Antibodies, Serum

Test Catalog

Test ID: TPO    
Thyroperoxidase (TPO) 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 situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Thyroid Function Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Chemiluminometric Immunoassay

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


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Thyroperoxidase Ab, S

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

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