Item Value
Test name Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-3 days
In House Availability Thursday, Sunday (day shift)
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Normal range
Adult males (≥ 18 years) 1.0 - 12.0 IU/L


Adult females (≥ 18 years):
FOLLICULAR PHASE 3.0 - 8.1 IU/L
MID-CYCLE PEAK 2.6 - 16.7 IU/L
LUTEAL PHASE 1.4 - 5.5 IU/L
POST-MENOPAUSAL 26.7 - 133.4 IU/L


Reference range adopted from Abbott (vendor) based on in-house verification study of 23 male (>18 years old) normal volunteers in the UCSF Laboratory and 20 split female sample comparisons with ARUP.

Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum

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