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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 210639, 7 pages
Estimation of True Serum Thyroglobulin Concentration Using Simultaneous Measurement of Serum Antithyroglobulin Antibody
1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine/Hospital, 50 Samduk-dong 2-ga, Chung Gu, Daegu 700-721, Republic of Korea
2Department of Preventive Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine/Hospital, 50 Samduk-dong 2-ga, Chung Gu, Daegu 700-721, Republic of Korea
Received 30 November 2012; Revised 7 February 2013; Accepted 5 March 2013
Academic Editor: Eleonore Fröhlich
Copyright © 2013 Byeong-Cheol Ahn et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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