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FSH (follicle stimulating hormone), pediatrics

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB3925 
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence (ECLIA)
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 5-7 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis
Stability: Room temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 35 days


Clinical Indications: Third Generation FSH testing is appropriate to assess gonadal dysfunction in children. Combined with luteinizing hormone (LH), FSH is useful in the diagnosis and management of infertility and in monitoring FSH suppressive therapy.

CPT Code(s): 83001
Last Changed: 12/26/2016 23:42:34
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:42:41