12550:FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE (FSH) & LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH)

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12550:FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE (FSH) & LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH)
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 2/28/2008
Components: Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) / Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 83001 / 83002
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube or 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma within 2 hours. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Stability: 48 hours refrigerated.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated, or if frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen frozen and thawed more than once; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 48 hours after collection.

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