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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

FSH, Blood

Clinical Significance

FSH and LH control growth and reproductive activities of the gonadal Tissues FSH promotes follicular development in the ovary and gametogenesis in the testis.

Test Name

FSH, Blood

Test Code

FSHH

Division

Biochemistry - Biochemistry

Method

Abbott Ci4100

External Proficiency Testing

QMPLS

Specimen Type

Serum, Sodium/Lithium Heparin / K EDTA plasma

Minimum Specimen Requirements

150 uL

Storage/Transportation

Frozen

Approval is not required

CPT Codes

83001

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Reference Range

<1y : 0.1-2.6 IU/L (Male)
1-4y : <9 IU/L (Male)
5-9y : <1.6 IU/L (Male)
10-12y : 0.4-3.9 IU/L (Male)
13-18y : 0.8-5.1 IU/L (Male)

<1y : 0.3-11.5 IU/L (Female)
1-8y : 0.4-5.5 IU/L (Female)
9-10y : 0.4-4.2 IU/L (Female)
11-18y : 0.3-7.8 IU/L (Female)