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  • Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

    Test Name:Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
    Epic Order Code:LAB87
    CPT Code:83002  
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 1 - 3 days
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2 - 8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 7 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport the sample at -10° C or colder for up to 1 year.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, gross hemolysis.
    Reference Range:Males: 1.14 - 8.75 mIU/mL
     Females:
     Follicular Phase: 2.39 - 6.60 mIU/mL
     Mid-Cycle Peak: 9.06 - 74.24 mIU/mL
     Luteal Phase: 0.90 - 9.33 mIU/mL
     Postmenopausal w/out HRT: 10.39 - 64.57 mIU/mL
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