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LH, luteotropin, interstitial cell–stimulating hormone (ICSH).
To assess gonadal function related to fertility issues and response to therapy.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.
|Concentration by Gender and by Phase (in Females)||Conventional and SI Units|
| Less than 2 yr||0.5–1.9 international units/mL|
| 2–10 yr||Less than 0.5 international units/mL|
| 11–20 yr||0.5–5.3 international units/mL|
| Adult||1.2–7.8 international units/mL|
| Less than 2–10 yr||Less than 0.5 international units/mL|
| 11–20 yr||0.5–9 international units/mL|
|Phase in Females|
| Follicular||1.7–15 international units/mL|
| Ovulatory||21.9–80 international units/mL|
| Luteal||0.6–16.3 international units/mL|
| Postmenopausal||14.2–52.3 international units/mL|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Luteinizing Hormone." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425289/all/Luteinizing_Hormone.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Luteinizing Hormone. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425289/all/Luteinizing_Hormone. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Luteinizing Hormone. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425289/all/Luteinizing_Hormone
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Luteinizing Hormone [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425289/all/Luteinizing_Hormone.
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