|Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am|
Thyroid Panel II (Hyper)
|Stability:||See Individual Components|
|Interpretive Data:||Please see report for interpretive data.|
Serum T3 Total levels decrease with age. The stated reference range applies to the young adult population. Elderly patients have serum T3 RIA levels 10-15% lower than the stated reference range.
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.