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What does a TSH ON a lab requisition form mean?

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What does a TSH ON a lab requisition form mean?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question.

It stands for thyroid stimulating hormone.

A value higher than normal indicates that thyroid gland is releasing less thyroid hormone than normal and a value lower than normal means that thyroid gland is releasing more thyroid hormone than normal.

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