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thyroxine binding globulin (esoterix)
Synonyms: TBG 
Computer Code: (RTBGE)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red, gold or lavender top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze. Separate and freeze within 1 hour of collection. Min 0.3 mL serum/plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition:
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 84442 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/23/2014
Time: 10:29:34 (24hr)