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Test Code FSH Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Serum


Chemiluminometric Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Aspen Valley Hospital

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Gold-top serum gel tube(s)  - Plasma is not acceptable.

Specimen:  2 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:  Allow specimen to clot for approximately 10 minutes and spin down. If drawing gold-top serum gel tube, send entire tube to laboratory. If there is a delay in transport of >48 hours, send specimen frozen.

Reference Values

Males:  1.4-18.1 mIU/mL


Normally menstruating

Follicular:  2.5-10.2 mIU/mL

Midcycle:  3.4-33.4 mIU/mL

Luteal:  1.5-9.1 mIU/mL

Pregnant:  <0.3 mIU/mL

Postmenopausal:  23.0-116.3 mIU/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding