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Sample Type: SERUM
FSH is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland located in the brain. In men, it stimulates the testes to produce sperm and in women it stimulates the growth of eggs during the menstrual cycle. Test may be ordered to investigate irregular menstrual periods, infertility, conditions associated with dysfunction of ovaries and testes, or to help in the diagnosis of pituitary or hypothalamus disorders.
Test is performed on a blood sample. Result may get affected if you are taking oral contraceptives, hormone therapy or any herbal supplements