Validating thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) reflexive testing cutpoints in a tertiary care institution

Jennifer Taher 1 , Davor Brinc 1 , 2 , Julie A. Gilmour 3 , 4  and Daniel R. Beriault 1 , 5
  • 1 Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, ON, Toronto, Canada
  • 2 Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, ON, Toronto, Canada
  • 3 Division of Endocrinology, St. Michael’s Hospital, ON, Toronto, Canada
  • 4 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Toronto, Canada
  • 5 Division Head, Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Laboratory Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Canada
Jennifer Taher
  • Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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, Davor Brinc
  • Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
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, Julie A. Gilmour
  • Division of Endocrinology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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and Daniel R. Beriault
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  • Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Division Head, Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Laboratory Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
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