Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
FSH

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1ml of blood in a red top w/ yellow ring gel or mint green top tube

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-2 hours

Processing Instructions
Spin and refrigerate

Methodology
Chemilluminescent Immunoassay

Ranges
Age Dependent 0-12 yrs = 0.5-3.7 mIU/ml >12yrs, male = 1.5-14.0 >12yrs, female = 1.9-20.0 Postmenopausal=9.7-111.0

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