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Formal name: Thyroid Function Panel

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Sources Used in Current Review

(Updated 2014 May 14). Thyroid Tests. National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service [On-line information]. Available online at http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/thyroidtests/index.aspx through http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed January 2015.

(2012 June 4). Thyroid Function Tests. American Thyroid Association [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.thyroid.org/blood-test-for-thyroid/ through http://www.thyroid.org. Accessed January 2015.

(© 1995–2015). Thyroid Function Cascade, Serum. Mayo Clinic Mayo Medical Laboratories [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/83633 through http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com. Accessed January 2015.

Meikle, A. W. and Straseski, J. (Updated 2014 July). Thyroid Disease. ARUP Consult [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/ThyroidDz.html?client_ID=LTD through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed January 2015.

Clarke, W., Editor (© 2011). Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry 2nd Edition: AACC Press, Washington, DC. Pp 431-449.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

American Thyroid Association. Thyroid Function Tests, patient information. PDF available for download at http://www.thyroid.org/patients/brochures/FunctionTests_brochure.pdf through http://www.thyroid.org/. Accessed May 2008.

Pagana K, Pagana T. Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests. 3rd Edition, St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier; 2006.

(April 27, 2007) MedlinePlus, Medical Encyclopedia. Thyroid Function Tests. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html. Accessed May 2008.

Quest Diagnostics. Thyroid Function Panel. Available online through http://www.questdiagnostics.com. Accessed May 2008.

Shomon, Mary. Thyroid Blood Tests. About.com Guide. Updated: March 27, 2007. Available online at http://thyroid.about.com/od/gettestedanddiagnosed/a/bloodtests.htm through http://thyroid.about.com. Accessed June 22, 2010.

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics. Burtis CA, Ashwood ER, Bruns DE, eds. St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders; 2006, Pp. 2053, 2063-2064.

Kasper DL, Braunwald E, Fauci AS, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL eds (2005). Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th Edition, McGraw Hill, Pg 2119.

ARUP Lab Tests. Thyroid Panel. Available online at http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0070141.jsp through http://www.aruplab.com. Accessed February 2011.

National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. Thyroid Function Tests. Available online at http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/thyroidtests/index.htm through http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed February 2011.

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. TSH Test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003684.htm. Accessed February 2011.

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. T3 Test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003687.htm. Accessed February 2011.

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. T4 Test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003517.htm. Accessed February 2011.

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. T3RU Test. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003688.htm. Accessed February 2011.

Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests. Pagana and Pagana. 4th edition, Pg. 512.