Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
LH

Synonyms
Luteinizing Hormone

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

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

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-2 hours

Processing Instructions
Spin and refrigerate

Methodology
Chemilluminescent Immunoassay

Ranges
Unit of measure: uIU/mL

Age Dependent
0-16 Yrs= 0-2.7
>16 Yrs
Male= 1.4-7.7
Female= 0-8.3
Postmenopausal= >14

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