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Progesterone

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB529
EPIC Order
  PROGESTERONE
CPT Code(s)   84144
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/red top tube; see Comments for additional information
  Micro: 0.9 mL blood/red top bullet; formulary: 0.9
Stability
Unspun: 48 hours
Spun:
Room Temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 4 weeks
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine:  2 hrs
Stat: 90 mins
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
Comments

Red top tubes only. Gel barrier tubes cause results to be falsely decreased.

Reference Ranges:  Progesterone
  ng/mL
Male: <1.00
Female:  
Follicular phase
<1.70
Luteal phase
1.00-22.40
Post Menopausal
<1.00
 

 

Testing is performed using OrthoClinical Diagnostics PROG Immunoassay.  Different test methods should not be used interchangeably.

Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.

High doses of biotin may cause test interference.

Reviewed by jcayless on February 28, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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