T3, TotalMain Content
Test Code: 859
CPT Code(s): 84480
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Total T3 measurements are used to diagnose and monitor treatment of hyperthyroidism and are essential for recognizing T3 toxicosis.
Additional names: Triiodothyronine
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen Requirements: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Container Type: Serum Separator tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
Reject due: Specimens exceeding stability; Unlabeled or improperly labeled specimens; Specimens other than serum
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