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ea0019p386 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009

Spurious TFT results in clinically euthyroid patients: a lesson in interference

Harrold Christopher , Nizar Hisham , Rangan S , Kennedy David , Ramachandran S

We present two cases with biochemistry results suggesting thyrotoxicosis, caused by laboratory artefacts.Case 1: A 68-year-old male with type 2 diabetes was referred with weight loss. Results showed fT4 of 30.5 and TSH of 1.07, confirmed on repeat. He had no symptoms of hyperthyroidism.Blood was sent for treatment with antibody-blocking reagents:...