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For blood tests, under a basic metabolic panel, what does TSH 3rd generation mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: More sensitive than

Second generation.
Third generation TSH assays can detect both hyper and hypo-function of thyroid gland. Second generation can only detect hypo-function.

In brief: More sensitive than

Second generation.
Third generation TSH assays can detect both hyper and hypo-function of thyroid gland. Second generation can only detect hypo-function.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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