Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

2 hours

MiChart Code
Progesterone
Soft Order Code
PROG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

PROG
PROGESTERONE
PROGESTERONE LEVEL

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Test Usage

Establish the presence of a functioning corpus luteum or luteal cell function; confirm basal body temperature measurements for the occurrence of ovulation, evaluate the functional state of the corpus luteum in infertility patients, assess placental function during pregnancy. Ovarian function test.

Reference Range

Adult female: follicular phase 0.0 - 1.6 ng/mL; luteal phase 3.0 - 22.0 ng/mL; mid-luteal phase 5.0 - 22.0 ng/mL; aged >60 yrs: 0.0 - 0.6 ng/mL; oral contraceptives 0.0 - 0.2 ng/mL. Adult male: 0.0 - 0.9 ng/mL.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84144
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
1668-3

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.