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EPIC CODE: LAB523 Estradiol, Serum

ADDITIONAL TEST CODE

Sunquest: E2

REGIONAL HOSPITAL PERFORMING

UPH Methodist Hospital
UPH Pekin and UPH Proctor Hospitals will transport to UPH Methodist for testing.

Collect

One 6 ml Gold top, plain Red or Green top (Lithium Heparin). (Min: 6 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Gold top,plain red or green top immediately at Ambient (room temperature); or transport centrifuged gold top or separated plasma or serum at 2-8oC. (Min: 1 mL).

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Separated from cells:

Ambient (room temperature)24 hours

Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen (-20o C) Stability:6 months

Unacceptable Conditions

Gross hemolysis

Remarks

There is a chance of interference that Biotin can potentially alter results by 10%. If patients is on Biotin supplementation, be aware of any abnormal results and ahve patient discontinue supplementation prior to drawing laboratory testing.

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CPT Codes

82670