What is T3?
T3, or Triiodothyronine, is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland that helps maintain metabolism.
What is Total T3?
Total T3 refers to T3 that is bound to carrier proteins.
What is a Total T3 test?
A Total T3 test measures the level of Total T3 in the blood.
What is the importance of a Total T3 test?
An abnormal T3 test can help confirm hyperthyroidism and is also used for tracking an ongoing thyroid issue.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This T3, Total is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.