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3198: LH, Serum Print View
Luteinizing Hormone IA  view ref range  mIU/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

The primary clinical use of LH measurement is in evaluating the normalcy of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Measurement of serum gonadotropin levels will allow for distinguishing between primary gonadal failure and deficient gonadal stimulation. LH measurement may also be of clinical importance because growth hormone and LH are frequently the first hormones to be affected by pituitary disease. The serum analysis of LH has also been found to be very useful in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility in women.

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83002

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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