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Test Code LAB1230502 Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH)

Important Note

AMH is only validated at Spectrum Health on female patients 18 and older. Please order a reference miscellaneous (LAB848), S/P/R and deliver to Referrals to send out to Mayo for patients under 18. Send out specimen is stable for 7 days refrigerated.  

Ordering Instructions

Samples for AMH levels should be drawn on days 2-4 of the menstrual cycle

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Red top (plain, no additive) or Gold top (serum separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Samples for AMH levels should be drawn on days 2-4 of the menstrual cycle
  • Gently invert red or gold tube(s) 8 - 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 30 minutes – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

Processing Instructions:

  • When tubes are clotted (30 minutes), centrifuge specimens.
  • Pour serum into aliquot tubes and refrigerate.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

 

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: Freeze for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 1 day

Reference Range

Female

20 to 24 years: 1.22 to 11.70 ng/mL

25 to 29 years: 0.89 to 9.85 ng/mL

30 to 34 years: 0.58 to 8.13 ng/mL

35 to 39 years: 0.15 to 7.49 ng/mL

40 to 44 years: 0.03 to 5.47 ng/mL

Performing Department

Chemistry

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (SHRL BW), Grand Rapids, MI

 

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)

CPT

83516

CDM Code

80105988

Epic Test ID

1230102124

Interface Order Alias

1230502

Mayo Access Code

Not available

LOINC

Not available

Reviewed Date

5/10/2019