Progesterone


Abbrev Code:PROG   
Order Code:LAB529Order Name:Progesterone
Methodology:Chemiluminscent immunoassay
St Joseph: CMIA
CPT Codes: 84144 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel), St Joseph - Green (lithium heparin, no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel), St. Joseph - Red (no 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:8 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigeratetd; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (UMMC-East Bank, Grand Itasca, St. Joseph's)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
 
Female, Adult ng/mL
Follicular < 0.2-1.4
Luteal 3.4-25.6
Post-Menopausal < 0.2-0.73
 
Female, pregnant ng/mL
1st trimester 11.2-90
2nd trimester 25.6-89.4
3rd trimester 48.4-422.5
 
Male, 16 y & older 0.3-1.2 ng/mL


Grand Itasca:
Non-Pregnant Female ng/mL
Mid-Follicular Phase 0.31-1.5
Mid-Luteal Phase 5.16-18.56
Post-Menopausal <0.08-0.78

 
Pregnant Female ng/mL
First Trimester 4.73-50.74
Second Trimester 19.41-45.30

 
Male 0.14-2.06 ng/mL
 
St Joseph:  N/A
Use:Evaluation of ovulation.


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