Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
T4
Soft Order Code
T4

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Tetraiodothyronine
Thyroxine
T4
T4 TOTAL

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

Thyroid function test, useful in the diagnosis of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.

Reference Range

4.9 - 12.0 mcg/dL

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 48 hours or freeze for longer storage.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
84436
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
3026-2

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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.