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ESTROGENS, FRACTIONATED

Test Code
ESTF
 
Critical frozen
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SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeFrozen serum
Preferred Volume2 mL (1 mL for each test)
Minimum Volume1.5 mL (0.75 mL for each test)
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells, transfer to 2 standard PAML aliquot tubes and freeze.
Store and TransportFrozen
StabilityRefrigerated 2 days  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 months  
Unacceptable ConditionLipemic or hemolyzed samples. Multiple freeze/thaw cycles may lower estrone levels.
CPT Codes82679, 82670
Billing CodeESTF
Test ScheduleMon-Fri evenings
Turnaround Time2-4 days
MethodICMA/RIA/Calculation
Test IncludesEstrone, pg/mL; Estradiol, pg/mL; Estrogens, Total, pg/mL
Reference Ranges
TitleGenderDescriptorRangesUnits
Estronepg/mL
MaleLT 80
FemaleEarly follicular0-150
Late follicular100-250
Luteal0-200
Post-menopausal15-103
Estradiolpg/mL
Male0-56
Female Early follicular0-160
Late follicular34-400
Luteal27-246
Post-menopausal 0-35
Estrogens, Totalpg/mL
MaleLT 136
FemaleEarly follicular0-310
Late follicular134-650
Luteal27-446
Post-menopausal15-138

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82671.Z7Estrogens, Fractionated
r82671.Z7Estrogens, Fractionated82670Estradiolpg/mL02243-4
r82671.Z7Estrogens, Fractionated82671.Z1Estronepg/mL02258-2
r82671.Z7Estrogens, Fractionated82671.Z6Estrogens, Totalpg/mL02254-1

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