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Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Edit Date: 4/2/2005
Performed: Monday
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82679
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Red top tube.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells. Refrigerate. Fereeze if not assayed within 24 hours.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 200 uL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated if received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; refrigerated specimen not received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection.

Reference Range
Female Early Follicular <150 pg/mL
Late Follicular 100-250 pg/mL
Luteal <200 pg/mL
Postmenopausal <55 pg/mL
Prepubertal <25 pg/mL
Male Adult <65 pg/mL
Prepubertal <25 pg/mL

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