Specimen Requirements

Title

GONADOTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE

Specimen Requirement

Patient preparation: patient should not be on any steroid, ACTH, gonadotropin or estrogen medications, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.

1-SST/3.0mL serum (1.0mL minimum). Spin and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room temperature: unacceptable; Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

10-14 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

GRH