Test Overview
Test Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

The test is used in the determination of circulating level of estrone with no or minimal cross reactivity with other estrogens.

Reference Range *

CHILDREN: Age specific reference ranges provided with report. Estrone levels in newborns (aged 1-14 days) are very elevated at birth but will fall to prepubertal levels within a few days. ADULT MALES: 10 - 60 pg/mL. ADULT FEMALES: Premenopausal: 17 - 200 pg/mL; Postmenopausal: 7 - 40 pg/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 7 days

Soft Order Code
E1
MiChart Code
Estrone
Synonyms
  • E1
  • EONE
  • ESTRONE (SERUM)
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo E1 (81418)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Send to Specimen Processing in a green bag. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate.

Special Handling

Must be spun and serum removed from the cells within 2 hours <b><span color=red>

Rejection Criteria
SST tube not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.8 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerate preferred, ambient or frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
82679
Fee Code
31516
LOINC
2258-2
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