Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

Test investigation

Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

U/L

Comments precautions

Assessment of ovarian failure, infertility, pituitary dysfunction.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Daily

Reference intervals

Male: 1.0 – 12.0 U/L Menstruating Females: Follicular phase: 3.0 – 8.1 U/L Mid-cycle peak: 2.6 – 16.7 U/L Luteal phase: 1.4 – 5.5 U/L Post-menopausal without HRT: 26.7 – 133.4 U/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH