Role of thyrotropin measurements in the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease.

@article{Klee1993RoleOT,
  title={Role of thyrotropin measurements in the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease.},
  author={George G. Klee and Ian D. Hay},
  journal={Clinics in laboratory medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={673-82}
}
This article reviews the role of thyrotropin assays in clinical medicine and illustrates the advantages and limitations of assays that can measure subnormal concentrations. Analytic considerations that can significantly alter the performance of these assays are outlined. The concept of assay generations is defined, and the potential roles of third and… CONTINUE READING