What is FSH?
Also called Follicle stimulating hormone. It is the quantitative determination of FSH in human serum
Purpose of Test
FSH hormone is released by the anterior pituitary gland. In women it stimulates production of eggs and in men it stimulates the production of sperms.
Test of Result Interpretation
- Male : 1.27 to 19.26 mIU/mL
- Female : Mid Follicular Phase: 2.12 to 10.89, Mid Cycle Peak: 4.54 to 22.51, Mid Luteal Phase: 1.20 to 12.86, Postmenopausal: 10.87 to 58.64 mIU/mL
No preparation required.