Estrogens, Total


Sunquest Code:ESTT  
Epic Code:LAB981Epic Name:ESTROGENS TOTAL
Methodology:Extraction, radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:82672
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 4 days,


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel), Yellow (ACD, Solution B) tube available from laboratory)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature, or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest)
Referral Lab number:439


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Adult Female:

 

Early follicular

70-400 pg/mL

Late follicular

100-900 pg/mL

Luteal

70-700 pg/mL

Post menopausal

0-130 pg/mL

Adult Male:

0-130 pg/mL

Reference ranges are not established for patients under 18 years of age.

 

Use:Evaluation for ovarian estrogen producing tumor in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female; evaluation of estrogen excess in males.


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