Estrogens, Total

Abbrev Code:ESTT   
Order Code:LAB981Order Name:Estrogens Total
CPT Codes: 82672 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 4 days,

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature, or frozen.
Stability:4 days at room temperature; 14 days refrigerated; 28 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:439


Reference Range:
Adult Female  
Follicular Phase (1-12 days) 90-590 pg/mL
Luteal Phase 130-460 pg/mL
Postmenopausal 50-170 pg/mL

Adult Male 60-190 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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