Premenopausal: ≤ 1.2 ng/mL
Post meopausal: ≤1.8 ng/mL
Collection/ Processing Details:
If SST is drawn, transfer serum to a screw cap vial prior to transport.
Adjunct in the diagnosis of pituitary tumors. As part of the follow-up of treated pituitary tumor patients.
Differential diagnosis thyrotropin-secreting pituitary tumor versus thyroid hormone resistance.
Differential diagnosis of constitutional delay of puberty versus hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism