Test Details

Mnemonic

E1Q

Ordering Code

3400039

CPT-4 Code(s)

82679

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Norethindrone acetate/Norethisterone acetate is known to interfere with the measurement of estrone using this test method.

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum frozen in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST), specimens received room temperature

Stability

Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

Adult:
Female:
Follicular Stage: 10 - 138 pg/mL
Luteal Stage: 16 - 173 pg/mL
Postmenopausal: ≤65 pg/mL

Male:
≤68 pg/mL

Pediatric
Male:
Pre-pubertal (1 - 9 years): <10 pg/mL
10 - 11 years: ≤12 pg/mL
12 - 14 years: ≤28 pg/mL
15 - 17 years: ≤64 pg/mL

Female:
Pre-pubertal (1 - 9 years): ≤34 pg/mL
10 - 11 years: ≤72 pg/mL
12 - 14 years: ≤75 pg/mL
15 - 17 years: ≤188 pg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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