Further studies on delineating thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) reference range.

  title={Further studies on delineating thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) reference range.},
  author={Milo{\vs} P. Žarkovi{\'c} and Jasmina {\'C}iri{\'c} and Biljana Beleslin and Slavica {\'C}iri{\'c} and Petar V. Bulat and Drina Topalov and Boza Trbojevic},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  volume={43 13},
The aim of the study was to evaluate thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration in a reference group and to compare it with the TSH in subjects with high probability of thyroid dysfunction. The study population consisted of 852 subjects. The reference group consisting of 316 subjects was obtained by the exclusion of the subjects having thyroid disease, taking thyroid influencing drugs, having increased thyroid peroxidase (TPO) antibodies, or having abnormal thyroid ultrasound. 42 high… CONTINUE READING