Free T3 (fT3)
fT3 is only routinely available for study samples, or if requested by the Duty Biochemist (e.g. concerns about assay interference). The sample will be sent to Pinderfields Hospital Biochemistry lab for analysis of fT3. TSH and fT4 are used as front-line tests. For routine T3 analysis, request total T3 (TT3).
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Additional Information||*** NOT ROUTINELY AVAILABLE***|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by Pinderfields: 24h|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Pinderfields Hospital.)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Advice||Full referred test details available on the referred test database, EQMS BSF2REC17003.|
|Collection Con||Minimum Volume: 1ml.
Instructions to lab: centrifuge, separate and store serum in fridge.
|Ref. Range Notes||3.1 - 6.8 pmol/L|
|Telepath||LGI superset LFT3R. SJUH superset JFT3R.|