Specimen Requirements

Title

THYROTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE (TRH)

Specimen Requirement

**Also known as TRAb (TSH Receptor Binding AB)

 

 

Draw blood in a SST. Allow serum to clot at room temperature 1 hour. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability

Room temperature: 7days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 21 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

5-7 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

THRW