Progesterone - Pediatrics


Sunquest Code:PROGPD  
Epic Code:LAB6880Epic Name:Progesterone - Pediatrics
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:84144
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA))
Collection Instructions:An early morning specimen is preferred. Specify age and sex on the test request form.
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a gel top tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest)
Referral Lab number:17183


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Age

Male

(ng/mL)

Female

(ng/mL)

5-9 y

≤ 0.7

≤ 0.8

10-13 y

≤ 1.2

≤ 10.2

14-17 y

≤ 0.8

≤ 11.9

 

 



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