Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

NameFollicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting UnitsIU/L
Reference RangeF  <1 y
F  1 y – <5 y
F  5 y – <10 y
F  10 y – <15 y
F  Follicular
F  Midcycle
F  Luteal
F  Post-Menopausal
M  <1 y
M  1 y – <5 y
M  5 y – <10 y
M  10 y – <15 y
M  15 y – <18 y
M  18+ y
1.2 – 12.5
0.5 – 6
0.9 – 8.9
0.7 – 9.6
3.5 – 12.5
4.7 – 21.5
1.7 – 7.7
25.8 – 134.8
< 3.3
< 1.9
< 2.3
0.6 – 6.9
0.7 – 9.6
1.5 – 12.4
Analytical Range0.1 – 200
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time1 working day
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019