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FSH, 3rd generation

Components

Name Method Department Units
FSH Chemiluminescence
Core Lab, Endocrinology mIU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

Micro sample tube 0.3 mL
Stability

Frozen - 12 month(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Mix by gentle inversion immediately after collection
  • Centrifuge, remove plasma/serum and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 83001