Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: FSH
POE DESCRIPTION: FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE; FSH
CPT CODE: 83001
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily on first shift
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 day
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or Red top tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Adults: male: 1-10 mIU/mL; adult: female: follicular: 1-10 mIU/mL, luteal:1-6 mIU/mL, midcycle:7-18 mIU/mL, post-menopausal:23-130 mIU/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):FSH; Gonadotropin, Pituitary; Pituitary Gonadotropin; Prolan A