American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Better health through laboratory medicine
NACB: Thyroid Disease

The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines

Laboratory Support for the Diagnosis and
Monitoring of Thyroid Disease

Published Guidelines

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The preparation of this revised monograph was achieved with the expert input of the editors, members of the guidelines committee, experts who submitted manuscripts for each section and many expert reviewers, who are listed in Appendix A. The material in this monograph represents the opinions of the editors and does not represent the official position of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry or any of the co-sponsoring organizations. The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry is the official academy of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

Laurence M. Demers, Ph.D., F.A.C.B. and Carole A. Spencer Ph.D., F.A.C.B. (Editors)

We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals who contributed the original manuscripts upon which this monograph is based:

Zubair Baloch, M.D., Ph.D.
Dept. of Pathology & Lab Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Pierre Carayon, M.D., D.Sc.
U555 INSERM and Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of the Medeiterranea Medical School, Marseille, France

Bernard Conte-Devolx, M.D. D.Sc.
U555 INSERM and Department of Endocrinology
University of the Medeiterranea Medical School, Marseille, France

Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jean-François Henry M.D.
U555 INSERM and Department of Endocrine Surgery
University of the Medeiterranea Medical School, Marseille, France

Virginia A. LiVolsi, M.D.
Dept. of Pathology & Lab Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Patricia Niccoli-Sire, M.D.
U555 INSERM and Departments of Endocrinology and Surgery
University of the Medeiterranea Medical School, Marseille, France

Rhys John, Ph.D., F.R.C.Path
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Jean Ruf, M.D.
U555 INSERM and Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of the Medeiterranea Medical School, Marseille, France

Peter PA Smyth, M.S., Ph.D.
Department of Medicine, University College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D., F.A.C.B.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Jan R. Stockigt, M.D., F.R.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.A.
Ewen Downie Metabolic Unit, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia