Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
T3 Uptake and FTI
Soft Order Code
T3U

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Free Thyroxine Index
FTI
T7
Thyroxine Index, Free
Triiodothyronine Uptake
T3U
FREE THYROXINE INDEX
T3 UPTAKE

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Competitive Immunoassay

Test Usage

Thyroid function test, for the diagnosis of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism in conjunction with T4 result.

Reference Range

22 - 37% Uptake

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Test should be ordered in conjunction with a total T4.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84479
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
3050-2

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.