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Immunology Laboratory

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Thyroid Stimulatory Receptor Antibodies

Also known as: TSH Receptor Ab

TSH receptor auto antibodies are present in patients with hyperthyroidism in Grave's disease. The measurement of these auto antibodies can be useful in disease diagnosis and management.

Specimen requirements

Serum or plasma - 1ml


Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

7 days

Laboratory method


Reference range/units

<0.4U/L = Negative
0.4 to 1.0U/l = Borderline Positive
>1.0U/L = Positive

Associated tests

Not applicable

Sample stability

2 months at 2-8ÂșC

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.


Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email

Last reviewed:13 September 2022