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|Performed by||China Basin Chemistry|
|In House Availability||Thursday, Sunday (day shift)|
|Method||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (Centaur)|
|Container type||Gold top or Red top|
|Amount to Collect||2 mL blood|
|Preferred volume||1 mL serum|
|Min. Volume||0.3 mL serum|
|Processing notes||Freeze at -20°C.|
|Synonyms||LH; gonadotropin tests; Leuteinizing hormone|
|Turn around times||1-3 days|
|Additional information||This assay is performed in-house and is suitable for use in adult patients to assess general endocrine function.
Adult male reference range for 20-70 years was established using adult male samples collected from the UCSF Donor Center (excluding autologous donors). Female reference ranges and the male reference range for >70 years was adopted from the Siemens Centaur reagent insert.
This assay standardization is traceable to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2nd International Standard for human LH (IS 80/552).
For pediatric patients see entry for LH, Ultrasensitive
|Last Updated||9/15/2011 3:18:24 PM|
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