Test Details

Mnemonic

PROG

Ordering Code

1010200

CPT-4 Code(s)

84144

Specimen Information

Collect

Plain red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells immediately. Send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

SST, spin and remove serum from cells immediately
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Serum stored on barrier gel more than 72 hours.
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Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
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Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Male: <1.4 ng/mL
Female:
Folliular: <1.0 ng/mL
Luteal: 2.6-21.5 ng/mL
Postmenopausal: <0.5 ng/mL
1st Trimester: 4.1-34.0 ng/mL
2nd Trimester: 24.0-76.0 ng/mL
3rd Trimester: 52.0-302.0 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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