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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeESTR
Method

Roche Cobas e411. Electrochemiluminescence.

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Assessment of ovarian response in infertile women treated with gonadotrophins or gonadotrophin-releasing hormone. (Results should be interpreted in association with ultrasound findings.)

Assessment of ovarian function.

Investigation of patients with estrogen producing tumours.

External Price$17.10(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Preferred sampling between 0800 and 1000 hours.

Specimen Collection Protocols

None

Patient SpecimenBlood 2 mL; serum(Red), Heparin(Green), EDTA(Lav)
Paediatric Specimen1 mL
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions1 mL serum or plasma. Minimum 0.5 mL.
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentEndocrinology Laboratory
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0885 | x80885
Test AvailabilityDaily weekdays.
Turnaround Time1 - 4 days
Reference Interval

Female:
Pre-menopausal: follicular 100-570, luteal 120-1100 pmol/L
Post-menopausal: <180 pmol/L
Ranges exclude OC and HRT. OC tends to lower estradiol levels.

Male: <190 pmol/L.

Interpretation
  1. Serial results should be interpreted only on a single assay.
  2. Measurement uncertainty is approximately 10% for levels >180 pmol/L and ±20 pmol/L for levels <180 pmol/L.
  3. Detection limit of this Roche assay is 18.4 pmol/L
  4. Refer to the laboratory in the event of any clinical discordance or uncertainty.
Uncertainty of Measurement

+/- 18.4 pmol/L for < 99 pmol/L

+/- 18.6% for > 99 pmol/L

Delphic Number Test Number5795

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