Luteinizing Hormone, Pediatric (7 years and older)

Abbrev Code:LHPED7   
Order Code:LAB1411Order Name:Luteinizing Hormone Pediatric 7 years and older
Synonyms:LH, Pediatric; Lutropin, Pediatric
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 83002 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 4-9 days.
Special Instructions:Pediatric Endocrinology patients 7 year and older only. All others see Luteinizing Hormone, Pediatric (2 weeks-6 years) (LHPED) or Lutropin, Serum (LH).

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate within 1 hour. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability after separation from cells is 24 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigerated, and 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Esoterix via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:500234


Reference Range:By report.

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