Thyroid profile 3, canine OFA (fT4d, TgAA, cTSH)
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1.5 mL serum.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolDo not use SST blood collection tubes. Collect blood into a red-top vacutainer; avoid hemolysis. Separate serum from cells as soon as possible following collection and transfer to a leakproof tube. Refrigerate until shipped.
OFA certificate fees. Refer to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals* website for testing details and forms. Free T4 by equilibrium dialysis run weekly. TgAA testing done externally by an OFA accredited site. An additional fee for shipping and handling of the completed OFA certificate will apply.