Progesterone

Alphabetical Test listing

Progesterone-257

  
Progesterone
  
257
  
84144.0
  
PRG
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Serum separator (Gold SST)

 

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days*

Frozen - 12 months

* Allina Health Laboratory stability studies have shown this analyte to be stable up to 6 days when stored refrigerated in gel tubes.

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

  

Male: < 0.2 ng/mL

Female:
   Follicular:            <0.3 ng/mL
   Luteal:                   1.2 - 15.9 ng/mL
   Post-menopausal: <0.2 ng/mL

  
84144
  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
12/02/2021