LUTEINIZING HORMONE (Esoterix)

Synonyms: ICSH; Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone; LH
Computer Code: (RLHE)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Send to Special Chemistry immediately.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, freeze within 1 hour. Min 0.2 mL serum. Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 83002
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII