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Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thyroid hormone differential
As with all of the pituitary axises, the thyroid one is a little confusing when people talk about it but really quite simple when it’s drawn out. Free T4 is what normally gets measured to determine if someone is hypo- or hyperthyroid, but if you are just doing a basic screening test, you only need to measure TSH.