ESTROGENS, FRACTIONATED

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, sodium, lithium heparin

Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeESTFR
CPT-4 Code (s)
82671
LOINC Codes
Estrone   2258-2  
Estradiol   35384-7  
Estrogens Total Calculation   53765-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory