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Estradiol, Serum

Components

Name Method Department Units
Estradiol, Serum Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Send Out pg/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1.2 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 28 day(s)
Refrigerated - 28 day(s)
Frozen - 28 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Collected in tube with gel separator

CPT Code

  • 82670