The TSH 3rd generation blood test is used for evaluating the thyroid function. It is often the first test employed by medical professionals to evaluate the symptoms of hyper- or hypothyroidism. More »

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The thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) 3rd generation test is a blood test that measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone in the bloodstream. It is used to check for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. More »

An elevated TSH in the presence of normal levels of T4 and T3 is suggestive of subclinical hypothyroidism, which is treated with L-thyroxine, explains The Merck Manual Professional Edition. Patients with this condition h... More »

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A TSH, or thyroid-stimulating hormone, blood test measures levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone in the body, according to WebMD. It is used as an effective tool to monitor thyroid functioning and check for thyroid probl... More »

Most commonly, a person does not have to fast before a TSH test according to the Cleveland Clinic. The test can be performed any time of the day. More »

A TSH high-sensitivity blood test is used to check the level of TSH, or thyroid-stimulating hormone, in the blood in order to diagnose or monitor problems with the thyroid gland, states WebMD. It is classified as high se... More »

A Chem 14 blood test, also called a comprehensive metabolic panel, is a group of 14 tests used to check organ function and monitor certain health conditions. A Chem 14 measures blood levels of sodium, potassium, chloride... More »