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Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Serum

Mnemonic:    [FSH]
Name:    Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Males: 1 - 12 mIU/mL
 Normally Menstruating Females: Follicular Phase 3 - 20 mIU/mL
  Mid-cycle Peak 9 - 26 mIU/mL
  Luteal Phase 1 - 12 mIU/mL
 Post Menopausal Females: 18 - 153 mIU/mL
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay