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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeOEST
Method

ELISA direct

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Measurement of oestrone-3-glucuronide , a major estrogen metabolite is useful for monitoring regulation of the menstrual cycle and aiding in the definition of the fertile/infertile stages for family planning purposes. This assay in conjunction with pregnanediol -3-glucuronide can help clinical evaluation off the complete menstrual cycle.

External Price$38.00(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Urine aliquots well labelled ( 5 mL max), stored either refrigerated or frozen.

Patient SpecimenEarly morning urine EMU (plain non acid specimen)
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsUrine 5 mLFreeze/refrigerate
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Steroid Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityBatched monthly
Turnaround Time2 days - 1 month
Reference Interval

< 20 nmol/24hr follicular phase

> 40 nmol/24hr post follicular phase

< 40nmol/day.   Adult Males

Interpretation

Results are normalised to a creatinine excretion of 10mmol/day.

Uncertainty of Measurement

+/- 6 nmol/24hr for 10 - 50 nmol/24 hr

+/- 20% for >100 nmol/24 hrs

Additional Information

Steroid Laboratory Phone 03 3640 888

For results please contact Canterbury Health Laboratories ph. 03 364 0300.

Elder PA, Manley L & Lewis JG. Use of a monoclonal antibody to estrone-3-glucuronide in an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). J Steroid Biochem.;36 ,439-443,1990.

Lewis JG, Manley L, Whilow JC & Elder PA. Re-examining steroid hormone metabolites as ovulation markers using monoclonal antibodies. Steroids; 59 288-291,1994.

Delphic Number Test Number4453

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