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Test ID: STSH    
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone-Sensitive (s-TSH), Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8939

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring patients on thyroid replacement therapy

 

Confirmation of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) suppression in thyroid cancer patients on thyroxine therapy

 

Prediction of thyrotropin-releasing hormone-stimulated TSH response

 

An aid in the diagnosis of primary hyperthyroidism

 

Differential diagnosis of hypothyroidism

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Thyroid Function Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

TSH, Sensitive, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

High Sensitivity-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
HS-TSH (High Sensitivity Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)
S-TSH (Sensitive-Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)
Sensitive TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone-Sensitive (S-TSH), Serum
Thyrotropin
TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)-High Sensitivity
TSH Hypersensitive
TSH, 3rd Generation
TSH-ICMA
Ultra Sensitive TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)