Luteinising hormone

Background:

Investigation of infertility and pituitary function in males and females, and menstrual irregularity in females; investigation of pubertal disorders in children.

Age/gender specific reference ranges are supplied.

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference ranges (IU/L)
< 10 years 0 - 6
Adults Females 1.9 - 12.5
Males 1.5 - 9.3

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: LH - Lab Tests Online

See also: FSHOestradiolTestosteroneCortisol

Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry

Requirement:

  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

Add-on requests are accepted up to 48 hours post sampling

Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours