Order Code: C2474
ABN Requirement: No
Volume: 2.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST, Tiger Top)
- Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
- Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
- Let tube stand in a vertical position to allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
- Centrifuge at 1300 rcf for 10 minutes at room temperature.
Transport: Store serum at 2-8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. shipping box.
Ambient (15-25°C): 4 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 weeks
Frozen (-20°C): 28 days
Deep Frozen (-70°C): 28 days
Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits
Methodology: Extraction Radioimmunoassay
Turn Around Time: 5-6 days
|Female||Follicular Phase (1-12 days)||90-590|
Special Information: The total estrogen assay is not recommended for use in pre-pubertal children.