Progesterone - Pediatrics

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Progesterone - Pediatrics
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Codes: 84144 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-5 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, 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:Collected in a gel tube; hemolysis, lipemia

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:14 days at room temperature; 28 days refrigerated; 2 years frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:17183


Reference Range:


Age Male
1 mo - 11 y ≤0.5 ≤0.5
12 y ≤0.5 ≤7.8
13 y ≤0.5 ≤10.7
14 y ≤0.5 ≤12.5
15 y ≤0.5 ≤12.1
16-17 y ≤0.5 ≤11.7

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