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Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

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Test ID   LAB86
EPIC Order
  FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE LEVEL (FSH)
CPT Code(s)   83001
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30; Stat: 888
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  Micro: 500 µL blood
Stability  
Unspun:  48 hours
Spun, refrigerated:  6 days
Spun, frozen: <4 weeks
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours; Stat: 90 mins
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
     

 

Comments
Reference Ranges:  Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  mIU/mL
Male: 1.6-9.7
Female:  
Follicular phase 1.9-11.6
Luteal phase 1.4-9.6
Post Menopausal 21.5-131.0
 
Testing is performed using OrthoClinical Diagnostics FSH Immunoassay.  Different test methods should not be used interchangeably.
Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.
High doses of biotin may cause test interference.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 10, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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