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Thyroid Antibody Testing: From the Bench to the Bedside.



This educational activity is designed to provide an overview of thyroid antibody testing and its relevance to the laboratory technologist. By a review of physiology and pathophysiology of autoimmune thyroid disease, the aim of this session is to provide a basic understanding of laboratory testing in a patient with autoimmune thyroid disease.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for clinical and scientific laboratory professionals, physician - scientists who have an interest in thyroid disease.

Learning Objectives

After completing the activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Summarize the basic fundamentals of thyroid clinical laboratory testing.
  • Describe the clinical presentation and laboratory testing of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Graves’ Disease.
  • Review of real-world cases with application toward the relevance of thyroid antibody testing.

Instruction Level: Basic


J. Woody Sistrunk, MD
Jackson Thyroid & Endocrine Clinic, PLLC
Jackson, Mississippi


1.0 hours

Release and Expiration Dates

Release Date: March 1, 2023
Expiration Date: March 1, 2025


The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity.

J. Woody Sistrunk, MD.
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This program has been made available online.

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