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Follicle stimulating hormone

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB86

 

Synonyms: 

FSH

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Mon-Fri: cut off 2:00 pm

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Primary Dark Green Top Plasma; Gold Top and Red Top Serum tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL.

 

Reference Interval: 

Males: 1.5  12.4 mU/mL
Normal Menstruating Females:
Follicular Phase: 3.5  12.5 mU/mL
Mid-Cycle Peak: 4.7  21.5 mU/mL
Luteal Phase: 1.7  7.7 mU/mL
Post-Menopausal Females: 25.8134.8 mU/mL

CPT Code(s): 

83001

Last Changed: 

7/3/2018 9:47 AM

Last Reviewed: 

12/04/2017 13:46:49