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July 2011 Clinical Laboratory News: Thyroglobulin Figure 2

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July 2011: Volume 37, Number 7


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Figure 2 
Factors that Influence Tg Reference Intervals

Schematic diagram of how the Tg reference range is influenced by the degree of surgery: lobectomy (center panel) or near-total thyroidectomy (right panel), TSH status (on abscissa), and assay functional sensitivity (first- versus second-generation).

Adapted from reference 6.