Estrogen, Total

Last Modified: 10/7/2020 7:57:43 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

4 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated (transport)
28 days Frozen

Rejection Criteria: Gross Hemolysis; Grossly lipemic;
Reference Range: Males: 60.0 - 190.0 pg/mL

Follicular Phase (1 - 12 days): 90-590 pg/mL 
Luteal Phase: 130-460 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: 50.0-170 pg/mL 
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Radioimmunoassay
Clinical Significance: Estrogens are secreted by the gonads, adrenal glands, and placenta. Total estrogens provide an overall picture of estrogen status for men and women
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 6 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: ESTRG
EPIC Test Code: LAB981
Send Out Test Code: 439
Alternate Test Names: Estrogen, Total, Serum
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82672

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