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Overview

The TSH Receptor Antibodies test is done to help diagnose and monitor autoimmune thyroid diseases. 1

What is TSH Receptor Antibodies?

When you have an enlarged thyroid gland, and other thyroid tests indicate that your thyroid gland is not functioning properly, then the doctor can suggest that you have the TSH Receptor Antibodies test done.1

Why is TSH Receptor Antibodies suggested?

An TSH Receptor Antibodies test is ordered by the doctor if the patient exhibits the following signs and symptoms:2

  • Abnormal levels of TSH and/or free T4 in other blood tests.
  • Signs and symptoms of a low or high level of thyroid hormones.
  • Presence of a goiter.
  • Signs of hypothyroidism like weight gain, fatigue, dryness of skin, loss of hair, constipation, and intolerance to cold.

How is TSH Receptor Antibodies performed?

The TSH Receptor Antibodies test is done in the following way:2

  • A laboratory technician draws blood from a vein in your arm or hand.
  • The sample is sent to the laboratory for analysis.

This is how a TSH Receptor Antibodies test is done.

What are the parameters measured in TSH Receptor Antibodies?

The TSH Receptor Antibodies test detects and measures the quantity of specific thyroid antibodies.

Preparation before performing TSH Receptor Antibodies

The TSH Receptor Antibodies test has no known side effects or risks apart from:

  • A little pain or bruising at the spot where blood was drawn. 1

Post-care after TSH Receptor Antibodies

There is no post-care necessary after TSH Receptor Antibodies test.

Sample types in TSH Receptor Antibodies

The sample type in TSH Receptor Antibodies test is:

  • Blood

Side effects/risks of TSH Receptor Antibodies

The TSH Receptor Antibodies test has no known side effects or risks.

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