What is tested in the Amenorrhea panel?
The Amenorrhea Panel measures blood levels of Beta hCG, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Prolactin and Thyroid-stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Why is the Amenorrhea Panel important?
FSH and LH are important for ovulation in women and abnormal levels may suggest an ovarian problem. The Beta hCG checks for pregnancy or other conditions that might be causing abnormally elevated levels. Elevated prolactin or TSH levels can also cause amenorrhea.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Amenorrhea Panel is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.