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Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

Tube Type
Test ID   LAB87
EPIC Order
  LUTEINIZING HORMONE
CPT Code(s)   83002
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 2 microtainers/900 µL blood
Stability
Unspun: 48 hours
Spun:
Room temperature: <48 hours
Refrigerator:5 days
Frozen: 4 weeks
Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
Stat: 90 mins
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
Comments Reference Ranges:  Luteinizing Hormone(LH)

 

mIU/mL

Male:

3.0-10.0

Female:

 

Follicular phase

2.6-12.1

Luteal phase

0.8-15.5

Post Menopausal

13.1-86.5

 

 Testing is performed using OrthoClinical Diagnostics LH Immunoassay.  Different test methods should not be used interchangeably.

Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.

High doses of biotin may cause test interference.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2017

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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