Chughtai Lab Basic Thyroid Profile (FT3, FT4, TSH) Test Price and Details
Last Updated On Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Basic Thyroid Profile (FT3, FT4, TSH) at Chughtai Lab
Known as: Basic TFT, FT4,Thyroid Profile,TSH,Basic Thyroid Profile ,FT4
What is the Basic Thyroid Profile Test?
The basic Thyroid Profile includes the TSH, FT3, and FT4 tests. They are also known as (TSH known as thyrotropin), (FT4 known as thyroxine) and (FT3 known as tri-iodothyronine). The FT3 and FT4 are Free T3 and Free T4 respectively. These tests are essential for getting the indication of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. These two are significant diseases that need to be looked after before they cause any more illnesses. These tests are important to check overall thyroid health and to keep a track of thyroid improvement for diseases. It is also necessary to investigate the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and to diagnose and manage thyroid carcinoma.
When is a Basic Thyroid Profile performed?
Here are the symptoms that are a cue that you need to get your Basic Thyroid profile test done.
Here are the symptoms that you experience when FT3 and FT4 are too much in quantity.
- Feelings of irritation
- Hair loss
- Skipped periods
- Tremors and shaking
Here are the symptoms that you experience when FT3 and FT4 are in less quantity.
- Weight gain
- Memory issues
- Brain fog
- Dry skin
What does a Basic Thyroid Profile detect?
The main purpose of the Basic Thyroid Profile Test is to detect the Hyper and Hypo Thyroidism. This test also detects thyroid carcinoma, goiter, thyrotoxicosis and much more.
What are the benefits of this test?
The major benefits of this test are that it indicates your health. For instance, if you have too many productions of FT3 then you might be experiencing thyrotoxicosis. It is a condition that comes from an overactive thyroid gland or hyperthyroidism.
In such conditions, hormonal levels are imbalanced and very complicated. So, after getting the Basic Thyroid Profile Test, you will get a heads up about your health condition and how you have to keep a hormonal balance in check. If you are a hypo or hyperthyroidism patient then you will have to get this test done every 3 months or 6 months as suggested by your doctor.
When should I know the results of the Basic Thyroid Profile Test?
You will get the results of your Basic Thyroid Profile Test within a day or two. But not longer than that. You will receive the message when your results are ready and compiled. These days, you get the opportunity of viewing your reports online on your phone.
Basic Thyroid Profile Test Results range?
Following are the normal ranges of the Basic Thyroid Profile.
Serum thyroxine (T4): 4.6-12 ug/dl
Free thyroxine fraction (FT4F): 0.03-0.005%
Free Thyroxine (FT4): 0.7-1.9 ng/dl
Thyroid hormone binding ratio (THBR): 0.9-1.1
Free Thyroxine index (FT4I): 4-11
Serum Triiodothyronine(T3): 80-180 ng/dl
Free Triiodothyronine l (FT3): 230-619 pg./d
Free T3 Index: 80-180
Radioactive iodine uptake: RAIU 10-30%
Serum thyrotropin (TSH): 0.5-6 uU/ml
Thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG): 12-20 ug/dl T4 1.8 ugm
TRH stimulation test Peak (TSH): 9-30 uIU/ml at 20-30 min
Serum thyroglobulin l (Tg): 0-30 ng/m
The basic Reference ranges of Basic Thyroid Profile are:
TSH: 0.27 - 4.2 miU/L
FT4: 12.0 - 22.0 pmol/L
FT3: 3.1 - 6.8 pmol/L
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