Thyroid Disease

The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

Guidelines and Recommendations for Laboratory Analysis in the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines

Laboratory Support for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Thyroid Disease 

Publication Date: 2002

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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