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Estradiol

Specimen Type:

 

also known as E2

Blood


CHEMISTRY


Specimen requirements:

Gel Separator Tube 4 mL

 

or:Gel Separator Tube 6 mL

Reference ranges:

CATEGORY

Range

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

 

Low

High

 

 

Female

Menstruating

(by

day relative

to LH peak)

Follicular Phase

13

166

pg/mL

*****

Ovulation Phase

86

498

pg/mL

 

Luteal Phase

44

211

pg/mL

*****

Postmenopausal (untreated)

<65

pg/mL

 

Male

<43

pg/mL

N/A

Boy (1-10 years)

<20

pg/mL

 

Girl (1-10 years)

<27

pg/mL

 

Unit of measure:

pg/mL

Ideal sample:

5.0 mL

Absolute minimum amount:

2.0 mL

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

N/A

Label instructions:

N/A

Request test on form:

MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Chemistry - Blood

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

IN/A

Routine frequency:

Monday and Thursday

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

3-5 Days

For Hillcrest deliver to:

SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and

 

Processing, room 2-117

For Thornton deliver to:

Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,

 

room 1-013

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Special Instructions:

Stat Estradiols must be received in the Hillcrest Laboratory by 12 noon to be reported out by 1600 the same day.

 

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Quantitative

CyberLAB abbreviation:

E2

CyberLAB code:

2207

Lab Processing Instructions:

Freeze specimen after processing.