Letter from the Director: Thyroid Dysfunction

Originally published in LabTalk (Volume 2, Issue 4, 2007), the quarterly newsletter of Aculabs. Thyroid dysfunction is one of the most encountered problems in clinical practice. Adequate diagnosis and management require a thorough knowledge of the change in the thyroid function with age, and the effect of the Non-Thyroidal Illness (NTI) on laboratory results. Many