General Information

UPHSM LIS Test #: 029134
Testing Time: 1-4 Days
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 0.8 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: Serum
Collection Info:
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Collection: If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Acceptability

Cause for Rejection:
Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; icteric specimen


Enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA)

Clinical Utilities

Evaluate for ovarian estrogen producing tumor in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female; evaluate estrogen excess in males. Estrogen analysis may be helpful in establishing time of ovulation and optimal time for conception. Serial samples must be collected over several days to evaluate baseline and peak total estrogen level

CPT Codes


* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

See Report