Feline Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (fTSH)
TSH is secreted from the pituitary gland. On one hand, TSH can be stimulated by thyroid stimulating releasing hormone (TRH) from the hypothalamus; on the other hand, TSH can be inhibited by T4 feedback. Blood TSH and T4 disorder lead to hyperthyroidism.
Rapid test in 10 minutes
Sensitive biomarker for feline thyroid function
The most common clinical signs of cat hyperthyroidism are weight loss (95%), increased appetite (50%), and increased thirst and urination. Hyperthyroidism may also cause vomiting, diarrhea, and hyperactivity. The coat of affected cats may appear unkempt, matted, or greasy.
1: T4 and TSH tests help to diagnose more than 80% of declined thyroid function
2: body checkup of aged canine (4-6 years old and above)
3: monitor and prognosis
4: test before anesthesia