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Menstrual Irregular Panel

Test Panel Includes:

LH (Luteinizing Hormone)

FSH (Follicle-stimulating hormone)

Free Testosterone

SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin)

Type

Volume

Temperature

Container type

STAT

Centrifuge

Fasting

CPT Code

Serum

3.0 mL

Refrigerated

SST, Plain Red, Tiger Top

Yes

Yes

No

Na

Special Processing Instructions

Draw specimen into serum separate tube (SST, Tiger Top) or plain red top.  Immediately after collection, invert tube 6-7 times to activate clotting factor.  Allow specimen to clot in an upright position for 30 minutes minimum before centrifugation.  Sample should be centrifuged within 1 hour.  Tube must be centrifuged within 3 hours.  Centrifuge at 1100 RCF (g) for 10 minutes. For long-term storage, (after 6 or more hours) refrigerate AFTER centrifugation. Do not freeze SST tube.

Plain red top, centrifugation is not necessary.  Red top must be received within 8 hours of collection time.

For analyte ranges, please refer to individual test.

PLEASE NOTE: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are for guidance. These codes are subject to change. It is the responsibility of the client to verify accuracy of the codes listed. Please check published codes by the American Medical Association to ensure accuracy.

 

 
 
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