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Interpreting Results

Overview of TGB

What is TGB?

A thyroglobulin test is conducted to measure the concentration of antithyroglobulin antibodies in the blood stream. Thyroglobulin is a protein that is found in the thyroid cells of the body. A high concentration of antithyroglobulin antibodies indicates that the person is suffering from autoimmune disorders like thyroiditis or Graves disease.

Why is TGB done?

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. 

Preparation for TGB

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for TGB

The sample type collected for Thyroglobulin is: Blood

Interpreting TGB results


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.

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About Thyrocare Laboratories Ltd.

Thyrocare Technologies Limited is India's first and most advanced Totally Automated Laboratory having its strong presence in more than 2000 cities / towns in India and internationally. Thyrocare is India's first fully automated diagnostic laboratory with a focus on providing quality at affordable costs to laboratories and hospitals in India and other countries. Thyrocare operates with a Centralized Processing Laboratory (CPL) in Mumbai - India for esoteric tests; and Regional Processing Laboratory in major metro cities of India and other parts of Asia. We have focus on strong technologies, strong brands and strong systems that enable all laboratories to give their clients the best of science and technology at an affordable cost. With a belief that 'Quality' is the heart of any intelligent management, Thyrocare became one of the first Indian diagnostic laboratories to obtain internationally renowned quality accreditations like ISO 9001-2000 rating as early as 2001, which is now escalated to ISO 9001:2008; NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) in 2005 and CAP (College of American Pathologists) certification in 2007.

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