Estradiol

Alphabetical Test listing

Estradiol-288

  
Estradiol
  
288
  
82670.0
  
ESD
  
E2
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Lt green PST - Spin

Red/lavender - Spin and separate

  

Plasma separator (Lt green PST) or

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred)  

  •      On gel - 5 days
  •      Removed from gel - 7 days                                                                                       

Frozen - 12 months

 

  
  • 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)

  
Female:
   Follicular: 21 - 251 pg/mL
   Ovulatory: 38-649 pg/mL
   Luteal: 21-312 pg/mL
   Post menopausal (No HRT): <28 pg/mL
   Post menopausal (on HRT): <144 pg/mL

Male: <45 pg/mL
  
Fulvestrant (Faslodex ) and Mifepristone (Mifeprex) therapy may cause falsely elevated estradiol results.
  
82670
  
11/30/2001
  
01/09/2020
  
02/10/2020