Sample type: Serum

Test name: FSH a.k.a. follicle stimulating hormone

Condition / Indication: Endocrine

Special precautions & notes: Sample at day 1 to 5 of cycle recommended in females.

Reference range: Adult Male: 0 - 6.0 IU/L. Adult Female (Follicular and luteal phases): 1.0 - 9.0 IU/L. Post-Menopause: Greater than 30 IU/L.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day