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Thyroid-TPO test result
Thyroid was detected during pregnancy 12 month ago and taking thyroid tablets 50mcg since. Now Did TPO test and finding is 320.60 IU/ml. Method ECLIA.. pls suggest if this result is positive or negative..and i should continue or stop thyroid tablets?
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Hi, The determination of TPO antibody levels is the most sensitive test for detecting autoimmune thyroid disease (eg, Hashimoto thyroiditis, idiopathic myxedema, and Graves disease) and detectable concentrations of anti-TPO antibodies are observed in most patients with these disorders... Reference values of TPO is <9.0 IU/ml. Values >9.0 IU/mL generally are associated with autoimmune thyroiditis, but elevations are also seen in other autoimmune diseases. kindly consult physician....
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