Thyroid stimulating hormone, canine (cTSH) - chemiluminescence
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume0.5 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.
In the User's Guide - See Clinical Pathology section - canine hypothyroidism*.