Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 23, 2019 @ 9:13 am

1412

Thyroid Panel III (Hypo)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Stability:See Individual Components
Methodology:
  • See Individual Components
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84436
  • 84443
  • 84479
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with at least one test in this panel and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2003 - T4 TOTAL
  • 2001 - T3 UPTAKE
  • 2007 - FTI
  • 2090 - TSH, 3rd GEN.
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