Estrogens, Fractionated

Last Modified: 12/11/2018 10:46:39 AM


Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Minimum Volume: 0.8 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
28 days Frozen

Rejection Criteria: Serum Separator Tube (SST®) • Plasma • Hemolysis
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Results
Test Comments: Note: Norethindrone acetate/Norethisterone acetate is known to interfere with the measurement of estrone using the Quest Diagnostics LC-MS/MS method. This test should not be used to quantitate estrone in patients taking this drug.
Methodology: Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 9 to 11 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 36742
Included Tests: Estrone; Estradiol, Ultrasensitive; Estriol
CPT Coding: 82671

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