Estradiol

Additional Information:

EPIC Test Name: ESTRADIOL
Epic order code: LAB523

CPT Code(s):

82670

Collection Procedure:

Collect specimen in SST tube. Allow to clot. Centrifuge and store refrigerated. Transport to lab.

Specimen Requirements:

Specimen Type: Serum (preferred) or Plasma
Container/Tube: SST or Lithium Heparin (Green top)
Sample Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)
Storage: Refrigerate
Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):

  • Refrigerated: 2 days
  • Frozen: 2 months

Methodology:

Solid-phase, enzyme-labeled chemiluminescent competative immunoassay

Reported:

1-3 Business Days

Reference Values:

    Adult Males (≥ 18 years): 0-56 pg/mL
    Adult Females (≥ 18 years):

  • Untreated Postmenopausal: ND - 30 pg/mL
  • Treated Postmenopausal: ND - 93 pg/mL
  • Oral Contraceptives: ND - 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

Performed:

Monday-Friday