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FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) *

SIM

22037 

CPT

83001 

Synonyms

Follicle –stimulating Hormone; FSH,Serum; Pituitary Gonadotropin 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume:  1 ml. 
Min. volume: 0.3 (This does not allow for repeat testing) 

Additional Information

FSH together with LH belongs to the gonadotropin family.  
FSH and LH regulate and stimulate the growth and function of the gonads(ovaries and testes) synergistically.

This test may exhibit interference if person is taking high doses of biotin.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab, separate serum from cells if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated :14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, hemolysis

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

FSH 

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

004309 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

02/19/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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