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Thyroid Function Tests (TSH and FT4)

Alternate names:
Free Thyroxine, FT3, FT4, TFT, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Tri-iodothyronine, TSH
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
TFT
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
5 hours
Reference Interval:

 

Thyroid Function Reference Range
Thyroid Stimulating hormone (TSH) 0.27 - 4.20 mU/L
Free Thyroxine (FT4) 12 - 22.0 pmol/L
Free Tri-iodothyronine (FT3) 3.1 - 6.8 pmol/L

 

Laboratory Use Only

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