ThyroChek - Point of Care Services

By: Point Of Care Services  05/12/2011
Keywords: healthcare professionals, Cardiac Disease, Primary Hypothyroidism,

ThyroChek® is a simple, rapid, one-step whole-blood test for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH).

It is designed to detect TSH levels at or above

5ml U/L

and is intended to be used by healthcare professionals as a screening tool for

primary hypothyroidism

in adults.

ThyroChek may be the only thyroid function test required for many patients, as in adults, TSH level increase before T3 and T4 decrease.

Hypothyroidism, if left untreated, may result in cardiac disease, depression, obesity, or reproductive issues. There is also a risk of diabetes or other autoimmune diseases.

Patients often describe themselves as feeling ‘SLUGGISH’ and may show some of the following symptoms:

Sleepiness, fatigue
Loss of memory, trouble concentrating
Unusually dry skin
Goitre
Gradual personality change, depression
Increase in weight
Sensitivity to the cold
Hair loss

Code Description Pack size
120-A ThyroChek Box of 20

Keywords: Cardiac Disease, healthcare professionals, Primary Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Function Test,

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