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Lab Test Dictionary

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) (Ultra Sensitive)


Synonyms

TSH; TSH 3rd Generation

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB129

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-3 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or serum collected in a (red-top)/serum separator tube (SST) are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

1.5 mL Plasma or Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.6 mL Plasma or Serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge and separate plasma or serum. Give to Chemistry Monday-Friday. Place in refrigerator on weekends.


CPT Codes

84443


Revised

04-21-16

Initials

SL