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Luteinising hormone

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

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


Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours


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.


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