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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:
2.5 mL(1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Moderate Hemolysis, or sample other than serum. Samples collected in serum separator tubes are unacceptable.
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.
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