What is the Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody (Anti Tg) test?
The Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody test is used to measure antibodies against thyroglobulin, a protein secreted by the thyroid gland. Thyroglobulin is essential for the production of the thyroid hormones - thyroxine and triiodothyronine.
When is the Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody (Anti Tg) test recommended?
It is recommended:
In the case of symptoms of hyperthyroidism such as sweating, rapid heart rate, tremors, anxiety, weight loss, and protruding eyes.
In the case of symptoms of hypothyroidism such as weight gain, fatigue, constipation, and intolerance to cold.
Before and after the completion of thyroid cancer treatment, to measure the effectiveness of the treatment.
To monitor the recurrence of thyroid cancer.
In the case of increased risk of thyroid dysfunction or having another autoimmune disorder.
What does it measure?
The Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (Anti Tg) test:
Measures the levels of antibodies produced against thyroglobulin in the body. Thyroglobulin is a protein that is made by the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is small-sized and butterfly-shaped and is located near the base of the throat above the collar bone.
The thyroid gland makes T3 and T4 hormones. The role of these hormones is to regulate the metabolism of the body. In addition to this, these hormones affect the body’s energy levels, weight, and mood.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 2 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody (Anti Tg) test in Delhi?
The cost of the Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (Anti Tg) test in Delhi is Rs. 900.
How often should I get tested for the Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody (Anti Tg) test?
An anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (Anti Tg) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (Anti Tg) test?
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (AntiTg) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (AntiTg) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (AntiTg) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Anti-Thyroglobulin antibody (AntiTg) test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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