ESTRONE, BY TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one gold (SST), lavender (EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and refrigerate.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-4 days

Method

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (93249)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82679

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