A 34-year-old female asked:
What is a normal thyroglobulin level? Mine says 15 H then the antibody <1.8
1 doctor answer
Dr. Quang Nguyen answered
Specializes in Endocrinology
OK: Thyroglobulin level is only useful if you are monitoring for thyroid cancer recurrent or just prior to surgery to evaluate the baseline tissue burden. If you still have a thyroid gland and no nodules or suspicion for cancer, I don't see the reason to check thyroglobulin. Thyroglobulin antibodies are antibodies to the thyroglobulin. This number is supposed to be negative <1.8.
Answered on Jan 8, 2018
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