Test Catalog

Test ID: LHPED    
Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Pediatrics, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of precocious puberty and delayed puberty in children


This assay is sensitive to 0.02 IU/L and is more appropriate for use in children.


This method offers a 10-fold increase in analytical sensitivity over existing automated immunoassays.


In children, luteinizing hormone, along with follicle-stimulating hormone, is used to diagnose delayed and precocious (early) puberty.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

LH, Pediatrics, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Third Generation LH assay
Ultrasensitive LH assay