Thyroid Stimulating Hormone


Test Information

Test Name

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Synonyms

TSH; Thyroid Function Test; Thyrotropin

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

1 Day

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

TSH

Notes

If TFT is requested we will only perform TSH. If TSH is abnormal we will automatically add on FT4 and FT3 as per BPAC guidelines.

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

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Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz