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GSP Neonatal hTSH kit

Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) results from a failure of the thyroid glands to produce thyroid hormones in adequate amounts. The condition can easily be treated with daily doses of thyroid hormones but clinical diagnosis is difficult to establish and the disease may continue unrecognized for a long time causing irreversible brain damage.

Part Number 3301-0010
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Overview

However, increased thyroid stimulating hormone (hTSH) and decreased thyroxine are clear signs of CH, which have led to the establishment of large scale screening programs.

GSP Neonatal hTSH assay

The PerkinElmer GSP Neonatal hTSH assay is used with dried blood spot specimens as an aid in screening newborns for congenital hypothyroidism.

  • The incubation time is only 3.5 h
  • The kit contains reagents and plates for 1152 tests (12 plates)
  • Sensitive, robust DELFIA chemistry for confidence in results
  • Not affected by EDTA, citrate or heparin in samples
  • All reagents are ready to use

 

Specifications

Assay Technology DELFIA
Calibration Standards Yes
Detection Method DELFIA
Disorders Congenital Hypothyroidism
Product Brand Name GSP®