These tests require a blood sample to process.

TRIIODOTHYRONINE (T3)-UPTAKE

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TRIIODOTHYRONINE, FREE (T3)

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TRIIODOTHYRONINE (T3)

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TRANSFERRIN

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TOTAL PROTEIN

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

THYROXINE, FREE (T4)

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

THYROXINE (T4)

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.8 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

THROMBIN TIME

SPECIMEN: 5 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LIGHT BLUE TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; PROCESSING BLUE TOP FOR PPP: CENTRIFUGE BLUE TOP AT 4000 RPM FOR 15 MINS. TRANSFER PLASMA

THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE (TSH), 3RD GENERATION

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

THYROID PROFILE

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…