The free T3 test measures the active form of T3 (triiodothyronine) that is not bound to protein, providing insights into thyroid function. T3 is a thyroid hormone that plays a crucial role in regulating metabolism and energy production
Indications of the Test
This test is often used to assess thyroid function and diagnose conditions such as hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). It can also help monitor the effectiveness of thyroid replacement therapy
No specific preparation is usually required for a free T3 test. However, it’s important to follow any instructions provided by the healthcare provider, especially regarding the use of medications or supplements that might affect the test results
Typical Reference Values
The normal range for free T3 levels in the blood is typically between 260 to 480 picograms per deciliter (pg/dL)
Results for free T3 tests are usually available within a few business days, allowing for a timely assessment of thyroid function.
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