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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, 3rd Gen.

Lab Section: Chemistry  
Test ID: 
TSH3G 
Synonyms: TSH Third Generation • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Third Generatio
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Schedule: Mon-Fri: cut off 3:00 pm
Reported: 1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 1.0 mL Blood in a Lt. Green Top.
Red Top Tube acceptable also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.

Notes: 

This assay is no longer performed. Until this test is removed from EPIC, test code TSH "Thyroid Stimulating Hormone" will be performed as an alternative. Both assays are third generation assays and utilize the same methodology.

Reference Interval:  0.3-4.2 uU/mL
CPT Code(s): 84443
Last Changed: 11/03/2014 12:07:11
Last Reviewed: 08/22/2014 11:00:43