Measures Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), T3 uptake, Free thyroxine index and thyroxine (T4).
The thyroid carries the role of regulating the body’s metabolic activity and how it utilizes energy. The thyroid panel test various areas of thyroid hormone production including TSH, the hormone responsible for stimulating the thyroid for production. The Thyroid panel with TSH is a good indicator for detecting hypothyroidism (underactive) and hyperthyroidism (overactive).
Recommended with Thyroid Panel With TSH
Is Fasting Required? No
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