The actual numbers:
|Result||Specific Range||General Range||Unit|
|T4||1.70||1.40 - 3.50||0.80-3.80||ug/dL|
|Free T4||1.00||0.85 - 2.30||0.55 - 2.32||ug/dL|
|T3||15.5||30.0 - 70.0||30.0 - 70.0||ug/dL|
|Free T3||1.90||1.60 - 3.50||1.60 - 3.50||pg/mL|
Besides the thyroid test, I also ordered a few more tests, including Heartworm, Complete Blood Count with Differential, and Chemistry Panel. Most of the results look good but there were a few numbers that landed out of the "General Range". Even though they all had an "ok" next to them, it's always a bit worrisome to see abnormal numbers:
|Sodium||156||139 - 154||mEq/L|
|Potassium||7.3||3.6 - 5.5||mEq/L|
|Na/K Ratio||21||27 - 38|
|Chloride||125||102 - 120||mEq/L|
|Lipase||75||77 - 695||IU/L|
The assessment from Hemopet:
"Thyroid levels look good overall here so there is no evidence that thyroid dysfunction is contributing to Maya's itchiness. Low T3 level is most likely due to a non-thyroidal issue. The rest of the panel is normal. Recommend annual retesting."
Since I don't know how to read the numbers, I guess I'll have to consult the vet to see if there's anything that needs to be done.
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