What is TSH?
A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).
Purpose of Test
To screen for and help diagnosis of thyroid didorders and to monitor treatment of hypothyrodism and Hyperthyrodism.
Test of Result Interpretation
0.34-5.6 Micro IU/mL
No preparation required. Preference is a fasting sample.