Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

Centralized Core Laboratory:Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: LH SCRED

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 0.7 mL (minimum 0.7 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Fri (0800-1600)

Methodology: Chemiluminescence Assay

Special Instructions: Do not use serum separator tube. Specimen must be in lab by 1300 for same day results. Notify lab of last menstrual period for female patients. It is important to measure the Follicle Stimulating Hormone FSH) level along with the LH level.

OC Power Word: LLH

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8484

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 83002

Synonyms: Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone

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