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TSI (Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin)
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 60 days
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Received room temperature • Grossly icteric
|Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute|
|14225 Newbrook Drive|
|Chantilly, VA 20153|
Set up: Mon-Sat a.m.; Report available: 3 days
Graves' disease is a classic form of hyperthyroid
disease, affecting approximately 0.4% of the population
in the United States. It is caused by IgG
immunoglobulins, collectively known as thyroid
stimulating immunoglobulins (TSI). Patients who are
candidates for antithyroid drug therapy may not respond
to this treatment when TSI levels are markedly elevated.
The determination of TSI can also assist in predicting
hyperthyroidism in neonates, due to placental
transmission of the immunoglobulins from a mother with
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|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|88292B||TSI Numeric Value||30567-2||Thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins|
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