ESTRIOL, SERUM

Mnemonic

ESTRIOL

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells and refrigerate. Patient's gestational age required on the order or requisition.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

AFER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-2 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70051)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82677

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:10 AM