THYROID STIMULATING IMMUNOGLOBULIN
- THYROID STIMULATING IMMUNOGLOBULIN
- Start Date
- Expiration Date
- CPT Codes
- Reference Test
- Transport Info
Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
- Fasting Required?
- Patient Instructions
- Reference Range
Negative 110% basal activity or less
Positive 111% basal activity or greater
Positive results are consistent with Graves' disease.
Thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins (TSI) are present in 95% of patients with Graves' disease. TSI aids in both the differential diagnosis of Graves' disease and in determining the stimulating activity of the immunoglobulin. Changes in activity may be useful in monitoring treatment of Graves' disease. Positive results are consistent with Graves' disease.