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Table 4 Intra-follicular levels of steroid hormones

From: Endocrine profile following stimulation with recombinant follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone versus highly purified human menopausal gonadotropin

  Follicles < 14 mm Follicles > 14 mm
r-FSH + r-LH HP-hMG + u-FSH P r-FSH + r-LH HP-hMG + u-FSH P
Estradiol (pg/ml) 1605350 +/- 626922 1750013 +/- 674037 0.731 1555900 +/- 353041 1733305 +/- 623936 0.580
Progesterone (ng/ml) 12035 +/- 4694 7904 +/- 3411 0.137 21610 +/- 4871 22174 +/- 3900 0.845
Testosterone (ng/ml) 9.7 +/- 3.62 9.0 +/- 3.25 0.775 6.6 +/- 1.27 7.8 +/- 2.78 0.402
Androstenedione (ng/ml) 12.3 +/- 5.0 15.6 +/- 6.7 0.343 9.8 +/- 1.5 11.1 +/- 4.0 0.483