Abbrev Code:PROG   
Order Code:LAB529Order Name:Progesterone
Methodology:Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)
CPT Codes: 84144 x1, 84144 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel), Red (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Moderate hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 day at room temperature; 5 days refrigerated; 6 months frozen. Freeze only once.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-Grand Itasca, Roche-UMMC East)


Reference Range:
Healthy postmenopausal <0.1-1.26
Healthy pregnant F  
    1st Trimester 11.0-44.3
    2nd Trimester 25.4-83.4
    3rd Trimester 58.7-214
Healthy F Cycle Phase  
    Follicular <0.1-0.2
    Ovulation 0.1-4.1
    Luteal 4.1-14.5
Healthy F Cycle subphase  
    Early Follicular <0.1-0.3
    Intermediate Follicular <0.1-0.2
    Late Follicular <0.1-0.2
    Ovulation <0.1-2.4
    Early Luteal 2.4-15.1
    Intermediate Luteal 4.8-20.9
    Late Luteal 0.5-13.5
Male <0.1-0.2
Use:Evaluation of ovulation.

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