FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top
Plasma: EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin

Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time2-4 days
Test CodeFSH
CPT-4 Code (s)
83001
LOINC Codes
15067-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory