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17b-Estradiol, serum

Fee code: 55310

Aliases: E2, Estradiol

Method description

Immunoanalysis

Delivery time

2 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

It is important to consider the day of the cycle in women, the maximum peak occurs between days 14-21 of the menstrual cycle

Specimen type

Serum

Specimen volume

1 mL

Specimen minimum volume

0,5 mL

Collection instructions

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Preanalytic treatment

Centrifuge at 3000 rpm 10 minutes

Transport conditions

Refrigerated if it is sent in the first 4 hours after extraction. After 4 hours is recommended to send the sample frozen

Rejection criteria

Insufficient sample

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
17b-Estradiol 0 - 10 pg/mL Males   Prepubertal
17b-Estradiol 10 - 41 pg/mL Males   Adults
17b-Estradiol 0 -10 pg/mL Females   Prepubertal
17b-Estradiol 22 - 55 pg/mL Females   Follicular phase (day 3)
17b-Estradiol 146 - 526 pg/mL Females   Ovulatory peak
17b-Estradiol 68 - 196 pg/mL Females   Luteal phase
17b-Estradiol <10 37 pg/mL Females   Menopause

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