Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name TSH
Components
Synonyms Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube. Acceptable Plain RED, SST. Na -Heparin, K3-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Grossly hemolyzed specimen.
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range 0.40 - 4.50 mcIU/mL
CPT Code(s) 84443
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeLess than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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