LH Test

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Also known as: Interstitial cell stimulating hormone; luteinizing hormone; lutropin
Formal name: Luteinising hormone

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To evaluate the function of your pituitary gland, which regulates the hormones that control your reproductive system

When to Get Tested?

If a couple are having difficulty achieving a pregnancy or a woman is having irregular menstrual periods or when a child has delayed or earlier than expected sexual maturation.

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None