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follicle stimulating hormone
Synonyms: FSH 
Computer Code: FSH
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red, gold or light green (Li heparin) top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: If red or gold top, allow to clot. All tube types should be centrifuged for 20 minutes, remove serum/plasma and freeze immediately. Min 0.5 mL serum/plasma. 
Reference Values: FEMALE: Follicular: 1.1-9.6 MIU/mL Midcycle: 2.3-20.9 MIU/mL Luteal: 0.8-7.5 MIU/mL Post-Menopausal: 34.4-95.8 MIU/mL MALE: 20-60 years: 0.9-15.0 MIU/mL >70 years: 2.8-55.5 MIU/mL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 24 hr 
Stat TAT: 2 hr 
CPT Code(s): 83001 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/01/2014
Time: 10:38:35 (24hr)