Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name FSH
Components
Synonyms Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin tube), Acceptable Plain RED, SST, Na Heparin, K3-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range Male 1.5 - 12.4 mIU/mL -- Female follicular phase 3.5 - 12.2 mIU/mL -- Female ovulation phase 4.7 - 21.5 mIU/mL -- Female luteal phase 1.7 - 7.7 mIU/mL -- Female post meno 25.8 - 134.8 mIU/mL
CPT Code(s) 83001
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs.
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
Link
Notes Reference range is phase & sex dependent
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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