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Test Compendium

6842: LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH)

Test Code

  • 6842

Test Synonym

  • LH, LUTEINIZING HORMONE, LUTROPIN

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 1 SST

Specimen Stability

  • 5 days at 15-25 °C, 14 days at 2-8 °C, 6 months at -20 °C. Freeze only once

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    F Reference Range (mIU/mL) Follicular Phase ............. 2.4-12.6 Ovulation Phase (Midcycle) ............. 14.0-95.6 Luteal Phase ............. 1.0-11.4 Postmenopause ............. 7.7-58.5 mIU/mL
    M 1.7 - 8.6 mIU/mL