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ea0049ep1330 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Measurement of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies, a matter of equipment?

Capitao Ricardo , Prazeres Susana , Font Ana , Godinho Conceicao , Rodrigues Isaura , Cerveira Frederico , Belo Graca , Viana Joao , Madureira Deolinda

Introduction: The presence of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (ATG) can induce falsely lower thyroglobulin (Tg) values. The methods characteristics used for ATG measurement vary according to the equipment/reagent used. ATG at our centre is measured by Unicap.Objective: To assess if patients with negative ATG by Unicap® have different results with other equipment.Methods: A cross-sectional retrospective study was condu...