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  Luteinizing Hormone Specimen Type:
  also known as LH

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Female, Normally
N/A N/A N/A N/A Menstrating:
Follicular phase 2.4 12.6 mIU/mL N/A
Ovulation phase 14 95.6 mIU/mL N/A
Midcycle peak 8.7 76.3 mIU/mL N/A
Luteal 1.0 11.4 mIU/mL N/A
Pregnant <0.1 1.5 mIU/mL N/A
Postmenopausal 7.7 58.5 mIU/mL N/A
Contraceptives 0.7 5.6 mIU/mL N/A
Males: 20-70yr old <8.6 mIU/mL N/A
>70yr old 3.1 34.6 mIU/mL N/A
Children <0.1 6.0 mIU/mL N/A
Unit of measure: mIU/mL
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1-3 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Two-site Chemiluminometric
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: LH
CyberLAB code: 2203
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A