Luteinizing Hormone

Last Modified: 2/22/2017 10:11:16 AM

Patient Preparation: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:

Separate from cells within one hour of collection

Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL Serum - No Repeat testing
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 14 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
14 days Frozen
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Report

Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 4 to 6 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Lab Corp
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 004283
Alternate Test Names: Interstitial Cell-stimulating Hormone; LH Ultrasensitive; Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
CPT Coding: 83002

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