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ESTRADIOL, ULTRASENSITIVE LC/MS/MS

Test Code

30289

CPT Code(s)

82670

Preferred Specimen(s)

0.5 ML SERUM COLLECTED IN A RED-TOP TUBE (NO GEL)

INSTRUCTIONS:
SPECIFY AGE AND SEX ON TEST REQUEST FORM

Minimum Volume

0.2 ML

Transport Container

PLASTIC SCREW-CAP VIAL

Transport Temperature

FROZEN

Specimen Stability

ROOM TEMPERATURE: 48 HOURS
REFRIGERATED: 7 DAYS
FROZEN -20 C: 2 YEARS
FROZEN -70 C: 3 YEARS

Reject Criteria

RECEIVED ROOM TEMPERATURE
RECEIVED SST

Methodology

LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY (LC/MS/MS)

LABORATORY DEVELOPED TEST (LDT)
THIS TEST WAS DEVELOPED AND ITS PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
HAVE BEEN DETERMINED BY QUEST DIAGNOSTICS NICHOLS INSTITUTE,
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO. PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS REFER TO
THE ANALYTICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE TEST.

Performing Laboratory

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS/NICHOLS SJC
33608 ORTEGA HWY
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO CA 92675-2042

Setup Time

3RD SHIFT

Setup Days

SUN-FRI

Report Available

8 DAYS

Clinical Significance

DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS OF ESTRADIOL ASSAYS INCLUDE
ASSESSMENT OF OVARIAN FUNCTION IN A WIDE VARIETY OF
SITUATIONS (MENSTRUAL DISORDERS, PRECOCIOUS OR DELAYED
PUBERTY, ASSISTED REPRODUCTION PROTOCOLS). FOR MEN,
ESTRADIOL MEASUREMENT MAY BE USEFUL IN THE EVALUATION OF
GYNECOMASTIA.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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