Last Modified: 10/4/2019 9:24:58 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 0.5 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:  Order must and specimen must specify age and gender. 
Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (Preferred)
2 months Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Received Ambient; Serum Separator Tube (SST); Plasma Separator Tube (PST); Gel
Reference Range:

  Follicular Stage 10-138 pg/mL
  Luteal Stage 16-173 pg/mL
  Postmenopausal ≤65 pg/mL
Male ≤68 pg/mL

Pediatric Male (pg/mL) Female (pg/mL)
Pre-pubertal (1-9 Years) <10 ≤34
10-11 Years ≤12 ≤72
12-14 Years ≤28 ≤75
15-17 Years ≤64 ≤188

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: *ERT= Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Methodology: Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry
Clinical Significance: Estrone is primarily derived from metabolism of androstenedione in peripheral tissues, especially adipose tissues. Individuals with obesity have increased conversion of androstenedione to Estrone leading to higher concentrations. In addition, an increase in the ratio of Estrone to Estradiol may be useful in assessing menopause in women
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 5 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: ESTR
EPIC Test Code: LAB982
Send Out Test Code: 23244
Alternate Test Names: E1
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82679

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