Sample type: Serum
Test name: AMH a.k.a. Anti Mullerian Hormone
Condition / Indication: Assess ovarian reserve. Predict likely outcomes of fertility treatment, i.e. a potential poor response or hyperstimulation.
Special precautions & notes: Samples should not remain at room temperature for longer than 24 hours, but can be stored in the fridge for 6 days. Samples are routinely frozen on receipt at NBT.
Reference range: AMH levels vary with age; results should be interpreted in the clinical context and according to local protocols.
AMH levels in the range 6.5 - 19.8 pmol/l predict a normal response to controlled ovarian stimulation.
AMH levels also have clinical utility in paediatrics for the investigation of disorders of sex development. Reference ranges for neonates and males are provided where required.
Container: Serum (Gold top)
Alternative container: Li heparin (green top)
Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Turnaround time: 1 week
Further information: Samples need to be frozen within 4 hours of receipt