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4208 Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric (ICMA)

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

FSH level is measured in a female who is undergoing or has recently undergone menopause. It helps evaluate pituitary function, especially as it relates to fertility issues, gonadal failure, maturation concerns, or pituitary tumors.

CPT Codes

83001

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