Estradiol

CPT Code(s):

82670

Methodology:

Chemiluminescent immunometric assay

Performed:

Monday - Friday

Reported:

Within 3 days

Use:

-

Specimen Requirements:

Collect blood by venipuncture into an SST/gold-top tube or alternatively a light-green/lithium heparin tube.

For serum, allow the specimens to clot at room temperature. Separate the serum/plasma from the cells, using a refrigerated centrifuge and avoid hemolysis. If possible, keep specimens cold (2 - 8°C).

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):

  • Refrigerated (2 - 8°C): 7 days
  • Frozen (-20°C): 2 months

Collection Procedure:

-

Reference Values:

  • Adult Males (≥ 18 years): 0.7 to 11.1 pg/mL
  • Adult Females (≥ 18 years):
    • Untreated Postmenopausal: ND to ?30 pg/mL
    • Treated Postmenopausal: ND?to 93 pg/mL
    • Oral Contraceptives: ND to ?102 pg/mL
  • Ovulatory Cycles:
    • Follicular Phase: ND - ?160 pg/mL
    • Follicular Phase (Days 2 - 3): ND - ?84 pg/mL
    • Periovulatory (± 3 Days): 34 - ?400 pg/mL
    • Luteal Phase: 27? - 246 pg/mL

Interpretation Data:

-

Notes:

UFHPL Test #: 20175

Reported Notes:

-

Result:

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