Follicle Stimulating Hormone

Centralized Core Laboratory:Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: FSH SCRED

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 1.2 mL (minimum 1.2 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Fri (0800-1600)

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Assay

Special Instructions: Do not use serum separator tube. Specimen must be in the lab by 1300 for same day results. It is important to measure the Luteinizing Hormone (LH) level along with the FSH level.

OC Power Word: LFSH

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8484

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 83001

Synonyms: Pituitary Gonadotropin; Prolan A

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