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Luteinizing hormone, Pediatric

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Chemistry/Immunology Resident at x3-1438. for patients > 20 years old.
Available Stat? No
Test code PLH
Test group LH
Performed by Esoterix
Sendout? Yes
Method ICMA
Container type Red top or Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
Processing notes Freeze at -20°C. Specify age and sex on request form. Order Esoterix #500234
Units mIU/mL
Normal range Please see the following website for normal range information:

Synonyms LH; gonadotropin tests; Leuteinizing hormone; LH Ultrasensitive; LH Pediatric
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday and Friday. Turnaround time: 2-6 days.
Additional information This send-out assay is primarily reserved for testing in pediatric patients with suspected or complex endocrine abnormalities. For adult patients see "Luteinizing Hormone" (test code LH). It requires approval if ordered in patients over the age of 20.
CPT coding 83002-90
LOINC code 10501-5
Last Updated 12/6/2017 10:16:03 AM
Entry Number 619
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