Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

Included in meta analysis


Feldt-Rasmussen U, Petersen PH, Blaabjerg O and Horder M, 1980, Acta Endocrinologica, 95, 328-34 , Long-term variability in serum thyroglobulin and thyroid related hormones in healthy subjects


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis B
7. Steady State B
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI C
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C8,10,11,12,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
Unit mUI / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoassay; RIA
Number of Subjects 5
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 5
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median 20.5
Age Min 19.0
Age Max 30.0
Age SD
Number of Males
Number of Females 5
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 4
Study Duration Units Month
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time: 07:30
End Time: 09:00
Number of Samples 10
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 10.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 17.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 13.04, Upper: 22.39
Estimates of CVg 23.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 13.52, Upper: 57.98
Analytical CV 12.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 10.04, Upper: 14.92
Measurand Mean 2.5
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD