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thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin
Synonyms: Human Thyroid Stimulator (HTS); Long-Acting Thyroid Stimulator (LATS); Thyroid-Stimulating Antibody (TSAb); TSI 
Computer Code: (RTSI)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.3 mL serum. Must be separated from cells within 2 hours of collection. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 5 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 84445 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/09/2015
Time: 08:17:39 (24hr)