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FOLLICLE S HORMONE BLOOD (FSH)

Department: Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): Follicle Stimulating Hormone, FSH
CPT Codes: 83001
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reference Range: Male: 1 mo to 11 mo: 0.1-2.4, 1 yr to 9 yrs: 0-1.6, 10 yrs to 18 yrs: 0.4-5.1, 19yrs to 150 yrs: 1-12.0; Female: 1 mo to 11 mo: 0.5-11, 1 yr to 10 yrs: 0.4-5.5, 11 yrs to 14 yrs: 0.3-7.8, 15 yrs to 150 yrs: see interpretive table
Tube Type: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube - 4.5 mL
Specimen: Plasma
Pediatric Requirements: 2 light green microtainers
Volume: 2 mL plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL plasma
Temperature: Refrigerate
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection: QNS
Days Performed: Monday - Friday
Times Performed: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TAT: 1 day

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