ESTRADIOL

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>ESTR</span></u></b>

Synonym

17-BETA ESTRADIOL

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red top tube, or 5.0 mL PST

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Plasma samples are not acceptable.

Grossly hemolyzed serum specimens are not acceptable.

Samples from patients on Fulvestrant are not acceptable.

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories-SAGH

Reference Values

Reference Values

MALE: 7.6-42.6 pg/mL
FEMALE: Follicular Phase:12.5-166 pg/mL
Ovulation: 85.8-498 pg/mL
Luteal Phase: 85.8-498 pg/mL
Post Menopausal: 85.8-498 pg/mL

CPT Codes

82670

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:09 AM