4216 LH (Luteinizing Hormone)

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

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

To evaluate pituitary function, including fertility issues, gonadal failure, maturation concerns, or pituitary tumors.

CPT Codes

83002

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