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Clinical Biochemistry

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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Also known as: TSH

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Plasma (Lithium Heparin)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

<1 week: 0.64 - 8.80 mU/L
1 week - 11 months: 0.88 - 5.42 mU/L
1 - 5 years: 0.66 - 4.75 mU/L
6 - 10 years: 0.47 - 4.20 mU/L
>10 years: 0.30 - 4.20 mU/L

Male

<1 week: 0.64 - 8.80 mU/L
1 week - 11 months: 0.88 - 5.42 mU/L
1 - 5 years: 0.66 - 4.75 mU/L
6 - 10 years: 0.47 - 4.20 mU/L
>10 years: 0.30 - 4.20 mU/L