# Total T4

This test is to measure free or total T₄ to assess the thyroid hormone function.
Test Code: 621
₹ 150.00


T₄ means Thyroxine enzyme found in the Thyroid Gland. Along with T₃, T₄ Hormone is functioning together to control metabolism activity (BMR-basal metabolic rate) and body temperature. It evaluates the T₄ level of the Blood for detecting abnormalities of the thyroid.


It is primarily ordered to help diagnose hyperthyroidism and help monitor a person with a known thyroid disorder. Free thyroxine (free T₄) tests are used to help evaluate thyroid function and diagnose thyroid diseases, including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism after TSH levels are found abnormal and help monitor a person with a known thyroid disorder. This test is usually done to assess thyroid function. It is ordered to primarily diagnose hyperthyroidism and during treatment for prognosis. Other associated tests include a kit method, radioimmunoassay, spectrometry, etc.

General instructions:

Sample Requirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein. Test Preparation: None.

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presenting complaints/signs or symptoms:

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT (Special or Rare Cases) - As instructed and guided by Physician / Clinician / Pathologist / as per Laboratory’s requirements, according to procedures and protocols.   

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