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ESTRADIOL, ULTRASENSITIVE LC/MS/MS
0.5 mL serum collected in a red-top (no gel) tube
Specify age and sex on test request form
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20 C: 2 years
Frozen -70 C: 3 years
Received room temperature
Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
This test was developed and its analytical performance
characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics
Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano CA. It has not been
cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been
validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for
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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
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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