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In ancient Rome, a beam, esp. a long beam supporting the joists of a ceiling.
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We must consider the fact that several factors have been shown to indicate poor prognosis at the onset of the disease, including a large goiter size, severe thyroid dysfunction and high levels of TRAbs.
TRAb are antibodies that exist in stimulating (TSAb) or blocking subtypes (TBAb) (6).
When measured in patients with hyperthyroidism, third-generation TRAb [also known as TSH binding inhibition index (TBII)] assays have excellent diagnostic sensitivity (97%) and specificity (99%).
In view of the changing thyroid hormone profile during pregnancy, the biological activity of TRAb was investigated using the thyroid stimulating autoantibodies (TSAb) bioassay.
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Although the presence of TPO antibodies favors a diagnosis of autoimmune hyperthyroidism over other etiologies, the presence of TRAbs is more specific for Graves disease.
TRAbs can cross the placenta and, at high enough concentrations, can bind to TSH receptors and stimulate the fetal thyroid.
3], triiodothyronine; hCG, human chorionic gonadotropin; TBG, thyroid- binding globulin; TPO, thyroid peroxidase; TRAb, thyroid hormone receptor antibody; TSI or TSIG, thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin; TGI, thyroid growth-stimulating immunoglobulin; GTD, gestational trophoblastic disease; and PPT, postpartum thyroiditis.
Usually TRAbs are detected by bioassays based on cultured cells or by receptor assays based on [sup.
We compared the ELISA and the conventional TRAb receptor assay based on [sup.
In sera from patients with Graves disease, the possibility that thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TRAbs) may be anti-idiotype antibodies against anti-TSH antibodies or that anti-TSH antibodies may be anti-idiotype antibodies against TRAbs is controversial (8-12).
The thyroid-stimulating TRAbs were checked by measuring the stimulating activity (CAMP production) of the serum on thyroid cells.