disease incorrectly. They gave false positive results in 9 out of 10 cases.
So the TSH, as I understand it, is a biochemical test designed to help in the diagnosis of a thyroid disorder. I'm not so sure it's an adequate test for the demonstration of bioequivalence, and I think one of the presenters talked about a range of TSH that would be adequate for bioequivalence. Well, I guess I would take a step back and say based on the literature evidence that we have for the TSH as a measure of dosing and its relationship to clinical outcome is certainly controversial. I would imagine that the confidence interval on that would have to be really quite wide, but I'm not sure how you would establish it. There are no clinical studies.
This is from the British Medical Journal, July 2001. The TSH test, currently the most widely-used blood test to diagnosis thyroid dysfunction, is an unreliable test of thyroid function that has no proven scientific biochemical basis. Anecdotal evidence indicates that the biochemical diagnosis of hypothyroidism with the TSH test is very poorly correlated with the clinical diagnosis of