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Lab Test Dictionary

FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) (470)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Follicular Stimulating Hormone; Follicle Stimulating Hormone; FSH

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01512

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

2-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red-top (no gel)

Collection Instructions

For pre-pubertal children, test code 36087 FSH, Pediatric assay is recommended.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

83001


Revised

08-15-17

Initials

SL