TRH STIMULATION (COMBINED) - (P)
Test Code: TRHS
This procedure is used to assess anterior pituitary and thyroid response to TRH administration. It provides an assessment of both pituitary and thyroid function and reserve in patients with suspected hypothalamic &/or pituitary disease.
This procedure is performed in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Investigation Unit.
Plasma: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 0.6 mL
A descriptive report will be sent.
Endocrinology Consult Required
Follow lab instructions given on the TRH Stimulation Requisition Form.