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LH (Luteinizing Hormone)

Mnemonic:    [LH]
Name:    LH (Luteinizing Hormone)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Refrigerate
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Normal female follicular phase: 3 - 12 mIU/mL
 Normal female mid-cycle peak: 27 - 97 mIU/mL
  Normal female luteal phase: 0.8 - 16 mIU/mL
  Postmenopausal females: 13 - 87 mIU/mL
 Males 2 - 12 mIU/mL
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay