Pathology - Test Catalog
Pathology Core Reference Lab
Serum or Heparinized Plasma
0.2 mL Serum
0.5 mL Serum
Serum is preferred. Lithium Heparin Plasma also acceptable.
Non Gel Red Top (Preferred), Non Gel Green Top also acceptable
7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top or 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Green Top
Up to 1 week refrigerated, longer if frozen
Run every other week
Within 2 wks of collection
Allow blood to clot for at least 30 minutes after collection. Spin separate and freeze until analysis.
Spin within 4 hours of collection, separate serum into plastic 12 X 75 pour-off tube. Refrigerate until courier pickup.
|All ages: 0.3 - 2.1 ng/ml||Follicular: 0.1 - 0.8 ng/ml|
|Luteal: 0.3 - 2.9 ng/ml|
|Pregnancy: 1.2 - 300 ng/ml|
|Postmenopausal: 0.1 - 0.5 ng/ml|