Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

Test investigation

Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

mIU/L

Comments precautions

Raised in hypothyroidism. Please contact the lab if you suspect assay interference

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Daily

Reference intervals

Adult range (> 19 yr) 0.35 – 4.94 mIU/L Paediatric ranges: 4 days – < 6 mnth 0.73 – 4.77 mIU/L 6 mnth – < 14 yr 0.7 – 4.17 mIU/L 14 yr – < 19 yr 0.47 – 3.41 mIU/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH