|Test Code||ESTRO / 004549L|
|Test||ESTROGEN, TOTAL, SERUM|
|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.
0 - 10 years: 0 - 25 pg/mL
Adult: 40 - 115 pg/mL (castrated < 40 pg/mL)
|Analytic Time||1 to 2 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|