Thyroid Stimulating Hormone 3rd Generation
0070225
Ordering Recommendation
Refer to Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (0070145).
Mnemonic
TSH 3
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation of cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2011
 
 Males Females
Cord Blood 2.000-​40.000 mU/L 2.000-​40.000 mU/L
0-​3 days 5.170-​14.600 mU/L 5.170-​14.600 mU/L
4-​30 days 0.430-​16.100 mU/L 0.430-​16.100 mU/L
1-​24 months 0.620-​8.050 mU/L 0.620-​8.050 mU/L
2-​6 years 0.540-​4.530 mU/L 0.540-​4.530 mU/L
7-​11 years 0.660-​4.140 mU/L 0.660-​4.140 mU/L
12-​19 years 0.530-​3.590 mU/L 0.530-​3.590 mU/L
20 years and older 0.300-​4.000 mU/L 0.300-​4.000 mU/L
1st trimester (10-​13 weeks gestation)  0.03-​3.40 mU/L
2nd trimester (14-​20 weeks gestation)  0.19-​4.06 mU/L
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
84443
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070225TSH 3rd Generation
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Aliases
  • S-TSH
  • High Sensitivity-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
  • HS-TSH
  • Sensitive TSH
  • Sensitive-Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
  • Third-Generation TSH
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Ultrasensitive
  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone-Sensitive, Serum
  • Thyrotropin
  • TSH 3rd Generation
  • TSH Hypersensitive
  • TSH, 3rd Generation
  • TSH-High Sensitivity
  • TSH-ICMA
  • Ultra Sensitive TSH