Clinical Chemistry


Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Robert Nerenz, PhD
Dr Nerenz disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Understand basic pathophysiology of the thyroid gland
  • Describe basic biochemistry of the thyroid
  • Describe major sources of preanalytical and analytical error in thyroid testing
  • Understand analytical principles used for thyroid function testing
  • Interpret thyroid function testing results