TSH 

Test Details:

The thyroid-stimulating hormone is produced by the pituitary glands. This hormone regulates the thyroid hormone secretion. A Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Test helps to measure the amount of TSH in the blood.

Test Required for:

Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is produced by the pituitary gland that helps regulate metabolism and control the rate of many metabolic activities in the body. It induce the thyroid gland to release triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) hormones into the blood. These hormones help control the rate at which the body uses energy.

Test Ordered for:

To measure the TSH levels in the blood.

Test Recommended:

To diagnose any thyroid disorders. High values indicate Acute or Chronic thyroid dysfunction, Hypothyroidism and problems of the pituitary gland. Indicative of hypothyroidism in case of lower levels.

  • Preparation : Fasting preferable
  • Online Report Delivery : Same Day
  • Sample Type : Blood

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What is a Thyroid-stimulating Test?

The thyroid-stimulating hormone is produced by the pituitary glands. This hormone regulates the thyroid hormone secretion. A Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Test helps to measure the amount of TSH in the blood.

 

 

"TSH-Genupathlabs0.3 to 5.5 μIU/l


What is the significance of the deviations from the normal range?

Higher values indicate:

Acute or Chronic thyroid dysfunction
Hypothyroidism
Problems of the pituitary gland
Lower values indicate:

Hyperthyroidism
Problems of the pituitary gland

Is there any preparation required?

12 hours fasting or as directed by a physician. Medication history is needed.