New Routine Tests Available as of July 6, 2020

Testing for the following four hormones is now available, in-house, through CLCS.  All these assays are performed on our Roche cobas system e601 instrument.  Basic information is provided here regarding the method, sample types, and room temperature stability.  For additional information regarding any of the assays, please contact us.

Analyte Acceptable Specimen Types Analytical Measuring Range Room Temperature Stability Method
Estradiol Serum (red top tubes) Plasma (lithium heparin or EDTA tubes) 15.8 – 3000 pg/mL 4 days Competition ECLIA#
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Serum (red top tubes) Plasma (heparin or EDTA tubes) 1.2 – 180.0 IU/L 4 days Sandwich ECLIA#
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Serum (red top tubes) Plasma (heparin or EDTA or sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate tubes) 0.74 – 200.00 IU/L 4 days Sandwich ECLIA#
Testosterone (Total) Serum (red top tubes) Plasma (lithium heparin or EDTA tubes) 11.2 – 1500 ng/dL 4 days Competition ECLIA#

       #  ECLIA:   Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay