Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2187

T3 Total

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 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
  • 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.
  • Minimize air exposure
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 7 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84480
Interpretive Data:
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 3 year(s) : 48-305 ng/dl
  • 3 - 6 year(s) : 56-276 ng/dl
  • 6 - 9 year(s) : 50-258 ng/dl
  • 9 - 12 year(s) : 44-246 ng/dl
  • 12 - 150 year(s) : 80-200 ng/dl

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 3 year(s) : 48-305 ng/dl
  • 3 - 6 year(s) : 56-276 ng/dl
  • 6 - 9 year(s) : 50-258 ng/dl
  • 9 - 12 year(s) : 44-246 ng/dl
  • 12 - 150 year(s) : 80-200 ng/dl


Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test 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 collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2187 - T3 TOTAL
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