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Estradiol

Alternative Name:

17 Beta-Estradiol, Free, Serum

Clinical Utility:

The determination of estradiol is utilized clinically in the elucidation of fertility disorders in the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad axis, gynecomastia,estrogen-producing ovarian and testicular tumors and in hyperplasia of the adrenal cortex.

Container:

1 mL SST Tube

Collection Instructions:

Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes

Storage Instruction:

Refrigerate

Turnaround Time:

1 days

CPT Code:

82670 (1)