|Indication||Suspicion of hyper/hypo-thyroidism.
|Additional Info||Interpret with FT4 results. N.B Both serum and heparin plasma samples are acceptable. THYROID FUNCTION TESTS ARE STABLE FOR UP TO 72 HOURS|
|Interpretation||Increased in primary hypothyroidism & secondary hyperthyroidism. Decreased in secondary hypothyroidism & primary hyperthyroidism.
|Tube||Serum or Heparin|
|Min. Vol||2 mL|
|Ref. Range (Male)||0.2 - 4.0|
|Ref. Range (Female)||0.2 - 4.0|
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|Turnround Comment||Minimum re-test interval = 28 days|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 04/12/2015 16:13:28. Published By Sylvia Bennett on 04/12/2014 16:13:28.