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TSH (Thyrotropin)

Test Code: 30055

Cpt Code:

84443 (x1)

Clinical Utility

For the quantitative measurement of thyrotropin (TSH) in serum, as an aid in the clinical assessment of thyroid status.

Procedure

The thyroid stimulating hormone assay is performed on the Immulite 2000 analyzer system using beads coated with a mouse anti-thyroid stimulating hormone. The assay is calibrated against WHO 2nd IRP 80/558. This test has been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Assay Range

0.01-75 mcIU/mL

Turnaround Time

Setup: M-W-F. TAT 3-5 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

serum

1 mL, Serum, Ambient, no special shipping requirements.

Stability
5 days refrigerated, 1 month frozen

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

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