Specimen Requirements

Title

PROGESTERONE

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

 

Methodology

Stability

2 DAYS REFRIGERATED

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1 day Setup Mon-Sat PM

Clinical Use

Used to establish the presence of a functioning corpus luteum or luteal cell function; confirm basal body temperature measurements for the occurrence of ovulation; obtain an indication of the day of ovulation; evaluate the functional state of the corpus luteum in infertility patients; assess placental function during pregnancy; ovarian function test.

Test Code

PROSP