Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Specify age and sex on test request form.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Comment: In females, preferred sampling time is Day 2 / Day 3 of the menstrual cycle.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: This assay is used for evaluating patients with suspected Hypogonadism, predicting ovulation, evaluating Infertility and diagnosing Pituitary disorders. This assay is also an adjunct in the evaluation of menstrual irregularities. In both males & females Primary hypogonadism results in elevated levels of basal LH & FSH. LH is decreased in Primary ovarian hyperfunction in females & Primary hypergonadism in males.
Specialty: Gynecologist, Endocrinologist
Disease: Reprodutive disorders, Disorders of Endocrine System
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: In females, preferred sampling time is Day 2 / Day 3 of the menstrual cycle. Specify day of the menstrual cycle.