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.
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: 8 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 years

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



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84443

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070225 TSH 3rd Generation 11580-8
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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
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone 3rd Generation