Luteinizing Hormone

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 2:21:27 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions: Order must include the patients age and gender
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Refrigerated
Indefinetely Frozen

24 hours unspun
Reference Range: Male: 2 - 12 mIU/mL
Female Follicular: 2 - 15 mIU/mL
Female Midcycle Peak: 22 - 105 mIU/mL
Female Luteal: 0.6 - 19 mIU/mL
Female Postmenopausal: 16 - 64 mIU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.
Methodology: ECLIA
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: This test code is not for Pooled Specimens please order a Miscellaneous Chemistry test code MCHM
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: LH
EPIC Test Code: LAB87
Alternate Test Names: LH
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83002

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