Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Tsh)

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Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is produced by the pituitary gland. TSH stimulates the thyroid gland to release the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) into the blood. These thyroid hormones help control the rate at which the body uses energy. This test measures the amount of TSH in the blood.

A health practitioner may order a TSH test when someone has symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism and/or when a person has an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter).

Fasting Required: No

CPT Code:  84443


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