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Test ID BLOD0215 T3 (Triiodothyronine), Reverse, Serum

Reporting Name

T3 (Triiodothyronine), Reverse, S

Useful For

An aid in the diagnosis of the "sick euthyroid" syndrome

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

10-24 ng/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

84482

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RT3 T3 (Triiodothyronine), Reverse, S 3052-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
9405 T3(Triiodothyronine),Reverse,S 3052-8

Analytic Time

2 days

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Portions of this test are covered by patents held by Quest Diagnostics.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request Form (T239) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf).