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follicle stimulating hormone (esoterix)
Synonyms: Pituitary Gonadotropin; FSH 
Computer Code: (RFSHE)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold top tube, lavender top acceptable). Send immediately to Special Chemistry 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze within 1 hour of collection. Min 0.2 mL serum. Plasma: Centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze within 1 hour of collection. Min. 0.2 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:  
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83001 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 00:16:59 (24hr)