Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 25, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2167

LH

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescence
  • Sandwich Assay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83002
Interpretive Data:
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 1 year(s) : 1.70-2.70 mIU/ml
  • 1 - 10 year(s) : 0.10-1.70 mIU/ml
  • 10 - 18 year(s) : 1.70-4.70 mIU/ml
  • 18 - 150 year(s) : 1.40-7.70 mIU/ml

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 10 year(s) : 0.10-1.70 mIU/ml
  • 10 - 18 year(s) : 1.70-7.70 mIU/ml
  • 18 - 150 year(s) : See Comment

Female age-related LH Reference Ranges:
0.1-1.7 Ages 0-10 yrs
1.7-7.7 Ages 11-18 yrs

Additional female LH Reference Ranges:
2.4-12.6 Follicular Phase
14-95.6 Ovulation Phase
1.0-11.4 Luteal Phase
7.7-58.5 Postmenopause

Male age-related LH Reference Ranges:
1.7-2.7 Ages 0-1 yrs
0.1-1.7 Ages 2-10 yrs
1.7-4.7 Ages 11-18 yrs
1.4-7.7 Ages 19+ yrs

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2167 - LH
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