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Lab Dept:

Chemistry

Test Name:

ESTRONE

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

STRN

Synonyms:

N/A

CPT Codes:

82679 - Estrone

Test Includes:

Estrone level reported in pg/mL.

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry – Sendouts

Referred to:

Esoterix, Inc (ESL Test: 500172)

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

4 - 7 days, test set up Monday - Saturday

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Blood

Container:

Red top tube

Draw Volume:

9 mL (Minimum: 3.6 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

3 mL (Minimum: 1.2 mL) serum

Note: Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Centrifuge specimen; remove serum aliquot within 1 hour of draw. Place aliquot into a screw-capped round bottom plastic vial. Store and ship specimen frozen. Forward promptly.

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimens

Interpretive

Reference Range:

Newborn: Values are strikingly elevated at birth, then decrease rapidly during the first week to prepubertal levels of <15 pg/mL.

Prepubertal Children (1-10 years): <15 pg/mL

Puberty:

 

Male

Female

Tanner Stage

Age (years)

Estrone (pg/mL)

Age (years)

Estrone (pg/mL)

1

<9.8

5 – 17

<9.2

4 – 29

2

9.8 – 14.5

10 – 25

9.2 – 13.7

10 – 33

3

10.7 – 15.4

15 – 25

10.0 – 14.4

15 – 43

4

11.8 – 16.2

15 – 45

10.7 – 15.6

16 – 77

5

12.8 – 17.3

20 – 45

11.8 – 18.6

29 – 105

Adults:

Male:

10 – 50 pg/mL

Female

Follicular: 3 – 10 pg/mL

Luteal: 9 – 16 pg/mL

Postmenopausal: <40 pg/mL

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

HPLC, Tandem Mass Spectrometry

References:

Esoterix, Inc. Web Page July 2012

Esoterix, Inc. “ Expected Value & S.I. Unit Conversion Table” Fifth Edition

Updates:

3/8/2010: Reference range units changed from ng/dL to pg/mL. Ranges have been adjusted by a factor of 10. Method previously listed as RIA.



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