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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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 Blood2.000-40.000 mU/L2.000-40.000 mU/L
0-3 days5.170-14.600 mU/L5.170-14.600 mU/L
4-30 days0.430-16.100 mU/L0.430-16.100 mU/L
1-24 months0.620-8.050 mU/L0.620-8.050 mU/L
2-6 years0.540-4.530 mU/L0.540-4.530 mU/L
7-11 years0.660-4.140 mU/L0.660-4.140 mU/L
12-19 years0.530-3.590 mU/L0.530-3.590 mU/L
20 years and older0.300-4.000 mU/L0.300-4.000 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 NameLOINC
0070225TSH 3rd Generation11580-8
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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