What is an FSH Test?
The FSH test, also known as the Follicle Stimulating Hormone Test, measures the blood level of FSH.
Why is an FSH Test important?
FSH is important for ovarian follicle development and peaks during the 3rd day of the cycle. Abnormally high or low FSH levels can cause infertility in women. The FSH test, in conjunction with the LH, is helpful in ascertaining the hormonal profile during ovulation. In men, a low FSH level can affect sperm production.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This FSH Test 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.