It is hard to compare fsh levels from different labs...

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Posted by TIS on May 26, 19100 at 12:09:58:

In Reply to: Question about Cornell and high fsh posted by millie on May 26, 19100 at 11:46:33:

Labs use different assays and have different reference ranges. In some labs 10 or under is considered normal, sometimes it is 12 and under, sometimes 6. At Cornell, with they assay they use 20 or under is considered normal. However, your 11.2 may wind up being 22.4 at Cornell (Cornell's results are usually double then most other places). Anyway to answer your question, Cornell's cut-off is 20. They would want you to test using their lab so they would know what your level is on their scale. If it is higher than their cut-off they will re-test each month until you possibly get a normal reading and then barring any other problems try for IVF that month. This is unlike some other programs like St. Barnabas where once you get a high reading you are thrown out of the program forever. Hope this helps.

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