Laboratory Services

Luteinizing Hormone

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Luteinizing Hormone
Synonym(s)
LH
Test ID
LH
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li‑heparin, K2‑EDTA and K3‑EDTA plasma
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
5 days at 20‑25 °C
14 days at 2‑8 °C
6 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Methodology
electrochemiluminescence immunoassay “ECLIA”
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
83002
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Male
Adult 1.7-8.6 mIU/mL
Female
Follicular 2.4 - 12.6 mIU/mL
Ovulation 14 - 95.6 mIU/mL
Luteal 1 - 11.4 mIU/mL
Postmenopausal 7.7 - 58.5 mIU/mL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
10501-5