Luteinizing hormone (LH)

Test investigation

Luteinizing hormone (LH)

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: 0.6 – 12.1 U/L Menstruating Female: Follicular phase: 1.8 – 11.8 U/L Mid-cycle peak: 7.6 – 89.1 U/L Luteal phase: 0.6 – 14.0 U/L Post-menopausal without HRT: 5.2 – 62.0 U/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH