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Test Code 9619 Estrogen, Total, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics'-St. Louis

Methodology

Extraction/Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Plain red top

Specimen Volume: Full tube

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Saturday

Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: 4 days

Reference Values

Males: ≤130 pg/mL

Females
Early follicular phase: 70-400 pg/mL
Late follicular phase: 100-900 pg/mL
Luteal phase: 70-700 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: ≤130 pg/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82672

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Alternate Tube:

1 dark green-top (lithium heparin) tube
1 lavender-top (EDTA) tube

1 mint green-top (lithium heparin) tube

Laboratory Processing Instructions:
BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Centrifuge. Aliquot 1 mL serum into plastic vial. Send refrigerated. Test code 439. Call Quest at 314-567-3905 for routine courier.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient