Luteinizing Hormone, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: LH
POE DESCRIPTION: LUTEINZING HORMONE; LH
CPT CODE: 83002
DAYS PERFORMED:

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME: 1 day
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube or Red top tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Male: 1-10 mIU/mL; female: follicular: 1-12 mIU/mL, peak of midcycle: 20-70 mIU/mL, luteal 1-12, post-menopausal: 15-70 mIU/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):ICSH; Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone; LH