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TEST DESCRIPTION

TEST CODE

LPNMR

CPT CODE

83704; 80061

EXPECTED TURNAROUND TIME

2-5 days 
(TAT is the interval starting when a specimen and order are received in the laboratory and ends with release of the test result.) In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary. In the event that reflex testing is performed TAT turnaround times can be extended.

TEST INCLUDES

Estradiol

SYNONYMS

NA

COLLECTION

COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Collect a Greiner Bio-One Clot Activator Tube

SPECIMEN

Whole Blood

COLLECTION CONTAINERS

Gold top tube (SST)

COLLECTION AMOUNTS

Preferred: 8.0mL
Minimum: 4.0mL

REJECTION CRITERIA

Plasma. Serum separator tubes other than Greiner Bio-One. Non-fasting or lipemic specimens.

PROCESSING

SPECIMEN PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS

Gently invert tube to mix contents; allow to clot at room temperature. Separate from cells within 8 hours. Transfer 4 mL serum to an aliquot tube.

PROCESSING SPECIMENS

Serum

PROCESSED AMOUNTS

Preferred: 4.0mL
Minimum: 2.0mL

SHIPPING/TRANSPORT & STORAGE

STABILITIES/STORAGE

AMBIENT
REFRIGERATED
FROZEN

24 hour(s)
7 day(s)
Unacceptable

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Ship refrigerated