Skip to Main Content Go to Sitemap

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), serum or plasma

Alternate test name

FSH, Gonadotropins include both FSH and LH

Lab area
Clinical Biochemistry - General
Method and equipment
Abbott Ci4100
Expected turn-around time
STAT/ Urgent: 4 hours Routine: 24 hours
Specimen type

Serum, Sodium/Lithium Heparin / K EDTA plasma

Specimen requirements

150 uL

Storage and transportation


Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
Background and 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.

Back to Top