Why Get Tested
It is usually conducted if you have symptoms suggestive of hypothyroidism like weight gain, menstrual irregularities, cold intolerance etc. Or if you have symptoms suggestive of hyperthyroidism like weight loss, heat intolerance etc.
No special preparation required
The test results show the concentration of antithyrogobulin antibodies. A high concentration means that you are at higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases like Graves disease or Hashimotos Thyroiditis.