Centralized Core Laboratory:Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: TSH SCRED

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 1.2 mL (minimum 1.2 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Mon-Fri (0800-1600)

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Assay

Special Instructions: Do not use serum separator tube. Specimen must be in lab by 1300 for same day results. Specimen from a newborn should be drawn 2-3 days after birth.

OC Power Word: LTSH

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8484

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range: 0.35-5.50 ulU/mL

CPT Code: 84443

Synonyms: Thyroid Stim Hormone; Thryotropin (Stim) Hormone

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