Ordering Recommendation

Test is intended for patients 2 weeks-6 years of age. For patients 7 years and older, order Luteinizing Hormone, Serum (0070093).

Mnemonic
LH PEDIA
Methodology

Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-9 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells within one hour. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Also acceptable: Plasma.
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83002

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007568 Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Pediatric 83103-2
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Aliases
  • LH 3rd Generation
  • Luteinizing Hormone 3rd Generation
Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Pediatric

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