Follicle Stimulating Hormone

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 4:08:11 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:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Refrigerated

24 hours unspun
Reference Range:
Males: 1 - 12 mIU/mL
 Follicular: 3 - 20 mIU/mL
 Midcycle: 9 - 26 mIU/mL
 Luteal: 1 - 12 mIU/mL
 Postmenopausal: 18 - 153 mIU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.
Methodology: Chemiluminescence 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: FSH
EPIC Test Code: LAB86
Alternate Test Names: FSH
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83001

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