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To assist in diagnosing female fertility problems that may occur from tumor or ovarian failure.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 3.67)|
|6 mo–10 yr|
|Male and female||Less than 15 pg/mL||Less than 55 pmol/L|
|Male||Less than 40 pg/mL||Less than 147 pmol/L|
|Female||10–300 pg/mL||37–1,100 pmol/L|
|Adult male||10–50 pg/mL||37–184 pmol/L|
|Early follicular phase||20–150 pg/mL||73–551 pmol/L|
|Late follicular phase||40–350 pg/mL||147–1,285 pmol/L|
|Midcycle peak||150–750 pg/mL||551–2,753 pmol/L|
|Luteal phase||30–450 pg/mL||110–1,652 pmol/L|
|Postmenopause||Less than 20 pg/mL||Less than 73 pmol/L|