Item Value
Test name Growth Hormone
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-8 days
In House Availability Sunday or Monday (day shift)
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Patient Preparation Random Growth Hormone collection should be performed on fasting patients who have rested for at least 30 minutes prior to collection.
Normal range
Adult males < 3.1 µg/L
Adult females < 8.1 µg/L

Reference range was adopted from Siemens Immulite 2000 vendor performed studies and verified in-house by running adult donor samples (excluding autologous donors) on 20 male and 20 female samples.

Pediatric reference ranges are not available for this immunoassay platform.

For children, order Growth Hormone, Ultrasensitive (test code PGHB)
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667