To assist in diagnosing female fertility problems that may occur from tumor or ovarian failure.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry.
|SI Units (Conventional Units × 3.67)
|12 mo–10 yr
|Male and female
|Less than 17 pg/mL
|Less than 62.4 pmol/L
|Less than 40 pg/mL
|Less than 147 pmol/L
|Less than 300 pg/mL
|Less than 1,100 pmol/L
|Less than 50 pg/mL
|Less than 184 pmol/L
|Early follicular phase
|Late follicular phase
|Less than 20 pg/mL
|Less than 73 pmol/L
|Levels for males and females are elevated at birth but decrease in a few days to prepubertal values. Levels vary significantly during the female menstrual cycle.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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