Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name LUTEINIZING HORMONE
Components
Synonyms LH
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: Lithium heparin; Acceptable: Serum
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Minimum Collection Volume
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range Male: 1.7 - 8.6 mIU/ml (See notes for sex dependent interpretive comments)
CPT Code(s) 83002
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Sex dependent interpretive comments: Normal menst. follicular phase 2.4-12.6 mIU/mL; Ovulation phase 14.0-95.6 mIU/mL; Normal menst. luteal phase 1.0-11.4 mIU/mL; Post-menopausal 7.7-58.5 mIU/mL
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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