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ESTRO / 004549L
ESTROGEN, TOTAL, SERUM

Test Code ESTRO / 004549L 
Test ESTROGEN, TOTAL, SERUM 
Methodology Radioimmunoassay (RIA) 
Description Useful for evaluation for ovarian estrogen producing tumors in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female, and for evaluation of estrogen excess in males 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.8 mL (minimum volume: 2.2 mL - does not allow for repeat testing) of serum refrigerated in a plastic, screw-capped vial.

NOTE: Patient must avoid having radioisotope scan prior to collection of specimen. 

Reference Values Male:
0 - 10 years: 0 - 25 pg/mL
Adult: 40 - 115 pg/mL (castrated < 40 pg/mL)

Female:
0 - 10 years: 0 - 25 pg/mL
Adult (female cycle):
1 - 10 d: 61 - 394 pg/mL
11 - 20 d: 122 - 437 pg/mL
21 - 30 d: 156 - 350 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: < 40 pg/mL
HMG treatment for ovulation induction: 400 - 800 pg/mL

Tanner Stage:
Male:
I 10 - 38 pg/mL
II 17 - 45 pg/mL
III 22 - 55 pg/mL
IV 27 - 80 pg/mL
V 25 - 80 pg/mL

Female:
I 10 - 46 pg/mL
II 22 - 63 pg/mL
III 24 - 110 pg/mL
IV 40 - 180 pg/mL
V 60 - 280 pg/mL 

Analytic Time 1 to 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 82672