A RARE CAUSE OF DISCORDANT TSH: MACRO-TSH


Yalcin M. M. , Ayvaz G., GÜLBAHAR Ö., Toruner F. S. , Ozkan C., Altinova A., ...More

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.11, no.2, pp.170-173, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2015.170
  • Journal Name: ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.170-173
  • Keywords: macro-TSH, interference, PEG, THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE, HETEROPHILIC ANTIBODIES, INTERFERENCE, ASSAY, THYROTROPIN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. When the laboratory results are not compatible with the clinical features of the patient, the presence of assay interference should be considered.