Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Test Details
Procedure immunoradiometric assay
Species tested primates
Sample required 1 ml of serum
Collection container evacuated tube without additive (red-top)
Sample storage -20oC in polypropylene tubes
Shipping pack with dry ice
Comments  

Procedure chemiluminescent immunoassay
Species tested dogs
Sample required 1 ml of serum
Collection container evacuated tube without additive (red-top)
Sample storage -20oC in polypropylene tubes
Shipping pack with dry ice
Comments  

Procedure radioimmunoassay
Species tested rats
Sample required 1 ml of serum
Collection container evacuated tube without additive (red-top)
Sample storage -20oC in polypropylene tubes
Shipping pack with dry ice
Comments not a kit assay; requires radioiodination of the antigen and relatively long incubation times