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ESTRADIOL

Test Code
EDIOL
 
Critical frozen
Important Links
SynonymsE2
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume2 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume1 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportFrozen or Refrigerated - It is critical that separate samples be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
StabilityRefrigerated 2 days  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 months  
Unacceptable ConditionPlasma; samples received at room temperature; grossly hemolyzed samples
LimitationsLipemia may interfere with the assay.
CPT Codes82670
Interface Order Code82670
Billing CodeESTRADIOL
Test ScheduleTue-Sat and STAT
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodICMA
Reference Ranges
TitleGenderDescriptorRangesUnits
EstradiolMale0-56pg/mL
FemaleFollicular0-160
Mid-follicular0-84
Late-follicular34-400
Luteal27-246
Post-menopausal0-35
Post-menopausal treated0-93
This method may be used for patients taking hormone replacement therapy.
NotesThe drug Fulvestrant has demonstrated significant inteference with this Estradiol Immunoassay and therefore should not be used when monitoring estradiol levels in patients being treated with this drug. For patients being treated with Fulvestrant test code ESTMCP (a LDT) can be ordered for estradiol measurement by LCMSMS.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82670Estradiol
r82670Estradiol82670Estradiolpg/mL02243-4

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