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0153 : Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)


Alternate Name:
TSH,Thyrotropin;Ultrasensitive TSH
Utilidad clínica:
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is produced by the anterior pituitary and promotes the uptake of iodide and the release of thyroid hormones T4 and T3. TSH levels are used to assess thyroid function regulated by the feedback mechanism of thyroid hormones. It is most commonly used as a screening test for hypothyroidism.
Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay


Código de la prueba:
Tiempo de entrega de los resultados:
1 days
Preferred Specimen:
1 mL SST Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Red Top,Microtainer - Pediatric SST,Aliquot Tube-Serum,Microtainer - Pediatric Red,Aliquot Serum- Red Top
Collection Instructions:
Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes
Storage Instruction:
Scarlet Eligible:


CPT Codes:
84443 (1)

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